Nothing to be Thankful For?

If I am completely honest, I have to tell you that negativity is something I have struggled with.  God used a long period of grief to teach me that gratitude is a key to freedom. Gratitude is the road to joy.  He used the grief to undo me. Being undone isn’t worth anything unless we’re […]

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God Wastes Nothing

“You can’t lead others where you’ve never walked.” That’s the truth that God has been whispering to me, in one way and then another, for the past few months.  You can’t lead people deeper than what where you’ve gone yourself.  You can’t teach what you don’t know. Peter taught the church in 1 Peter 4:12, […]

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Galations, Chapter 5; Praying God’s Will

I’m back! 😀 One of my daughters asked to look through my WordPress back office. She pointed out to me how many posts have been prepared, but not shared, and scolded me. Well… Baby Melody is turning 5 months old this coming week. She is a joy, but is one of our more fussy babies. […]

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Not Perfect Yet

Do you ever notice God picking a theme for different seasons of your life?  Is there something specific that He is teaching you right now? He’s definitely working on teaching me something new, and it all started with a bedtime story… At night, my little people look forward to Bible time with me.  They ask […]

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Living in a Bubble of Grace

When our family moved to this Brainerd Lakes area to serve at Camp JIM 14 years ago, I joined a local MOPS group. MOPS stands for Mothers Of Preschoolers.  It was a life line for me.  Being part of a small group of moms in the same stage of life, sharing their ups and downs, […]

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