Are you making Disciples?

At 24 years old, I was out of school, looking for a full-time job in my field of biology, and getting involved in a new church. I wasn’t really sure who God was, even though I had been brought up in a Christian home. I was confused. I was told most of my life I had…

Seeking Him

If you are anything like me, you set goals and make plans for the new year. Among those plans is a writing project I want to finish early this year,  a vacation for later in the year, and because we have goats, I start planning for kids (babies) as well! The Lord has plans for…

John 3:16

We don’t often think of John 3:16 as a Christmas verse. This verse focuses on God’s love for the whole earth and what He was willing to part with so that the world could have life. Have you ever considered what it was like for the Father to give His only Son to an evil…

Miracles from Heaven

This year my fraternal twins turned 21 years old. This was quite an accomplishment! Twenty-one years ago, my mother-in-law was having knee surgery. It was a Tuesday. Our family,  my husband, Mike, father-in-law, Ted, my sister-in-law and her husband, my brother-in-law, and his wife were all there to be with her. After her surgery, we went…

Forgiveness

We have all been in that occasional lousy relationship or had hurt feelings from a spouse, friend, or family member. You may have even been in an abusive relationship with a parent or spouse. These feelings can run deep with memories that replay over and over in our minds. Marooning us in time, they make…

A gift from God

My husband, Mike, and I went to a marriage retreat this past weekend with friends. There were great speakers and nice rooms.  We laughed, talked, and ate a lot! We are both glad to have gone, not because we have a terrible marriage, but because there are things you need to be reminded of sometimes….

My Calling

You may have visited my last blog site, In the Heavenly Places. I moved to WordPress because it is user-friendly and I needed a change for the better. I hope you enjoy this site and maybe even learn something! It’s a cold morning here in Ohio and I am tired today. Like many of you,…