Live Courageously

Live Courageously

Live Courageously I want to start with a quote from Mark Twain: “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.” Courage is not the absence of fear but facing your fear and stepping out despite the fear.  Fear weakens people, but courage brings...
Decisions Determine Our Destiny

Decisions Determine Our Destiny

One of God’s gifts to us is free will. We have free will to decide what our attitude will be and what road we will choose to take along the way. One of the first decisions we can make is that we will live in the moment. Every decision we make will affect our future....
Send Me Lord

Send Me Lord

Isaiah 6:8 “And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?” Then I said, “Here I am. Send me!” That scripture inspires me because that is my prayer: “Here I am, send me!” Through all of history God has been...
God Prefers Losers

God Prefers Losers

I believe this, and to be honest with you, I find that rather comforting.  It takes this weight off of me of having to perform to compare myself with others. I read a quote by Bill Gates — for those of you who may not be familiar with him, he’s the founder of...
Howling in the New Year

Howling in the New Year

As I reflect on 2018, I am brought back to memories of years gone by. Anyone that knows me won’t be surprised that in the past, New Year’s Eve was always all about finding that perfect dress. Jim and I would typically ring in the New Year celebrating with family and...