Rivers of Water

I was on my way home from the hospital and my first born was lying in an incubator at Pitt Memorial. The last thing I wanted to do was leave her, but circumstances prevailed, and it became something unavoidable. As I lay in bed that night my heart and mind, extremely distressed, I could not…

The Ultimate Misfit

One Christmas morning I was up before the birds and all in the house was quiet as a mouse. I was sad, rejected, a misfit because there were certain relationships within my family strained and almost nonexistent. My children and I were were separated by many American miles. As I sat in the silence of…

I’ll Vote for Mickey Mouse

Friends, an innocent man does not hide.  An innocent man does not shun the opportunity to present his case to the powers that be.  An innocent man does not ignore subpoenas ordered by America’s Justice system.  An innocent man does not take his case to the Supreme Court in order to keep his tax returns private.  My question is…

Yes, I am in a Relationship

“Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith…”  Hebrews 12:2 Growing up I was so afraid of hell, that I actually wished I’d never been born. Daily, I was tormented with the thought of the rapture, and being left behind.   I knew God’s promises but for some reason they didn’t apply to me.  It…

In Search of Mahanaim

…for they said, “The people are hungry, weary, and thirsty in the wilderness.” II Samuel 17:29 King David and his followers ran for their lives into the wilderness. Absalom, his son, was hot on the trail, and would settle for nothing less than the head of his father on a stick. Absalom had set himself…

My Story…

A question was posed at church yesterday: Where and when have you experienced the movement of the Spirit? My Story… It was Christmas morning and I was sad. I was sad because I felt alone. Yes, I was the only one up…Corinne, the puppies, and the kitties were snuggled in their beds with visions of…

Beer-Battered Baby Squash & Blooms

I could wait no longer! I had to have them and nothing would deter me. Standing by my little garden I salivated as I gazed down upon the treasure; and so putting an end to my hesitation, I bent down and picked six baby squash, one with a lovely bloom intact. That was the beginning…

A Cup of Water

Reaching out across the ocean to help the helpless is honorable and necessary, but we don’t have to go to war-torn countries to be of service to those in need. Open your eyes for there are battle worn souls in the midst. “You don’t have to travel the world to serve; you can find opportunities…

What If You Could Pick?

In this life change is inevitable. From the moment we wake to the setting of the sun, our bodies and emotions continue to evolve. One could argue that we possess the power to alter the severity of these changes through prayer, meditation, exercise, and diet; however, this one thing is certain: we cannot stop change….

Never Disingenuous

Gracie, our Golden, is an open book, And she is never disingenuous. For all to see, just take a look… Her face, her mood, quite generous! *** Word of the Day: Disingenuous