I saw her watching me. Her attitude bespoke a severe disdain, for what, I couldn't say. Perhaps my very existence? I was polite and said hello to her. Maybe I was too polite. I smiled when she looked my way. Maybe I was too cheerful. I laughed at her jokes. Maybe I laughed too loud. I … Continue reading you are not designed for everyone to like you
Saying goodbye to 2016, I've had a lot of thoughts. This year was full of great things, terrible things, unexpected things and things that make you go hmmm. Let's recap, shall we? At the end of 2015, I was looking forward to a great new year. It didn't start off that way. I got a terrible … Continue reading search me: count it all joy
What does worship mean to you? Worship is the feeling or expression of reverence and adoration for God. There are several different ways you can worship Him. One of my favorites is to worship through music. I absolutely love Sunday morning worship in my church. We have a wonderful band and they put their all into … Continue reading search me: are you embarrassed to worship?
The dictionary defines 'church' as 1. a building for public and especially christian worship, 2. the clergy or officialdom of a religious body, 3. a body or organization of religious believes. It's #3 that I want to talk about. I am a fairly new Christian. I accepted Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior and … Continue reading search me: the church
She built a wall. It was tall, It was thick. She was sure no one could break through. He came along with his kind heart and his strong love. He demolished her wall and captured her heart. He built a wall. It was tall, It was thick. The wall protects their family. She finally feels … Continue reading the wall
Every Sunday morning, she wakes up thankful for another day to serve the Lord. She stretches and yawns, plants her feet on the floor and heads for the kitchen. Coffee, she thinks. I need coffee. As the coffee is brewing, she opens her Bible to Romans 12. Once the coffee is poured, four sugars and … Continue reading church life: what’s your purpose?
"Scars are just another kind of memory." - M. L. Stedman Technology is wonderful, I think most of us would agree. In 2009, I ran into an old friend that I went to high school with. She talked me into joining Facebook. "It's a great way to catch up with friends," she said. "All of … Continue reading search me: faded memories
Does a person's culture affect or influence the way they display affection or emotions? I know that sounds like a strange question, but I'm curious to know what you think. Allow me to elaborate. There are some who say that men shouldn't cry because it shows weakness. Why are men not allowed to show affection … Continue reading search me: seeking acceptance
Let's face it, none of us like to be told we are doing something wrong and unfortunately, we are constantly doing things wrong. Sometimes it's intentional; other times not. But, we are human and we do make mistakes. Thank God for friends that love us in spite of those mistakes. I'm blessed to have friends that love me … Continue reading search me: godly friends
One of my biggest fears, when it comes to my children, has always been that their past would catch up to them. I know it sounds stupid, how much of a past could they have. I guess I should clarify, when I say past, I mean their biological mom. I've always had this fear that her … Continue reading search me: a mother’s fear