When Life Throws a Curve Ball Called Cancer

Hospital Stay

By now some of you already know that I was diagnosed with stage three (B – if the B means something to you) colon cancer a week or so ago after going to the hospital for an unrelated issue. Apparently, being tired should have tipped me off, but I was just plodding along like any […]

A Little Bit of Christmas Perspective

Gifts Under the Tree

I’ve been a blogger for over a decade and while I don’t see myself giving up, I’m really OK with stopping to live life and allowing a silence. It began creeping up on me over the past few years with high schoolers and preschoolers and now an elementary schooler and I’ve seen the finish line […]

Teaching Kids to Care for Those Who are Less Fortunate: Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child

It is hard to read the news these days with what is happening in the middle east. There are people being tortured, killed, separated from family, and children being sold into a life of slavery. Their pain is beyond what I can comprehend. Not just in this time of crisis with the fanatical soldiers of […]

Sundays and Signs of Spring

Mansions Over the Hilltop

I don’t know about you, but I am overjoyed that I have a mansion just over the hilltop. Sundays may not be perfect all of the time (rarely), but I feel so blessed to be able to rub shoulders with other saints on Sunday. I love my church family and being around other Christians. They make […]

Merry Hanukkah, Happy Christmas

Hanukkah Latkes

We like to go crazy around the holidays and use every excuse we can find to praise the Lord. Hanukkah gives us eight extra days of celebration and more chances to sit around the table together as a family, eating delicious foods, talking about how thankful we are for God’s miracles. If you are looking […]

Happy Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving. A national holiday set aside to praise our Creator and count our blessings. My favorite holiday of the year. How am I spending this Thanksgiving? Taking care of my sick daughter, folding laundry, and making enchiladas for dinner. Still, I’m thankful for much, and not complaining – there’s sunshine outside, the weather is cool, […]

Thanksgiving is Not Just a Holiday

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Ephesians 4:29 – Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen. You are what you say… what you read… what you hear. You can be found in what you write as well; […]