Deciduous or Evergreen: Which One Are You?

Fall is my favorite season. It is representative of the transition from the smoldering heat of summer to the cold of winter. Now, I am speaking from an ideal perspective. However, I live in Texas so it usually doesn’t happen that way. It is not unusual for fall to have 90-degree weather but due toContinue reading “Deciduous or Evergreen: Which One Are You?”

There Is A Place

There is a place where the Spirit is alive,And the reward of all who believe is everlasting life. There is a place where you can taste and see that He is good, Where all can be restored and His will is understood. There is a place where vision is regained to once sin blinded eyes,Continue reading “There Is A Place”

Heavy Baskets

My parents divorced when I was very young. Because of the nature of their divorce, I never had a relationship with my biological mother. After decades of drug abuse and mental health problems, she took her own life before the Christmas of 2000. As you can imagine, even though we were estranged, her choices andContinue reading “Heavy Baskets”

Break Away

This season of my life has led me to pull away from certain things and focus on my spiritual growth as well as my health. During this time, I’ve also found myself enjoying the simplicity that comes with solitude and minimal distraction. Since becoming a stay at home mom, I’ve found great joy in beingContinue reading “Break Away”

Is That All You Have?

Let me be the first to say that I detest grocery shopping. From the lines, insufficient registers, and crowds, I could do without all of it. Let’s just say I try to avoid it at all means. I make every effort to get everything I think we may need every time I go because IContinue reading “Is That All You Have?”

Hwy 43 North

Traveling in Unfamiliar Territory Tomorrow is my 43rd birthday! I recently traveled from San Antonio, TX to Shreveport, LA to visit my mom. This was to be a familiar 7-8 hour trip, a route which I have traveled several times. I plugged my mother’s address into the GPS, gassed up, and headed north on Interstate 35.Continue reading “Hwy 43 North”

So They May Know

This past week has been a challenge. Our daughter came home last Monday from school not feeling well and it led to a sequence of unexpected events. Throughout the night, she kept waking up feverish, with a headache, saying that she was being bitten while sleeping and bumps kept popping up all over her body.Continue reading “So They May Know”

If We Only Had a Heart

If we only had a heart, We wouldn’t look on as the innocent die, Or turn a deaf ear as children torn from parent’s arms cry. If we only had a heart, We would see human and not race, We’d understand that because of Our Father everyone has a place. If we only had aContinue reading “If We Only Had a Heart”

Our Scars: Signs of Victory

Have you ever stood in front of the mirror and took inventory of all your imperfections? I have. Have you ever taken a moment to think about the story behind each of them? I can remember some of them quite vividly. On the other hand, there are some that I have no idea about whereContinue reading “Our Scars: Signs of Victory”