Christmas in July

Christmas in July

Did you ever wonder who dreamed of Christmas in July? Come to find out it began about 84 years ago at a girls camp in North Carolina, it included Christmas Carols and a Christmas tree, along with the exchanging of gifts and fake snow made of cotton. These types of...
God’s Presence — My Happy Place

God’s Presence — My Happy Place

God’s presence truly is my happy place. And the good news is, God is omnipresent, so God’s presence is all around me. However, experiencing His presence in all its fullness takes practice. Years ago I read a book written by a 17th century monk called “Practicing the...
Thank You: God’s Password

Thank You: God’s Password

One of the many things I am thankful for is that I have a direct line to God. When I ask for direction in what I should do he answers me, sometimes quicker than others, but he is always there ready to direct my steps. And just the other day as I was doing my morning...
Hit the Delete Button

Hit the Delete Button

As I sat down to write this blog I was brought back to when I first started teaching. I remembered as I prepared for it, I used to write it all out. If something didn’t quite line up I would either scratch it out or erase it. The problem was, it was still there:...
Heaven Bound

Heaven Bound

My blog this month is a tribute to my mom, Betty, who this month went home to be with the Lord. Although my heart is breaking in two, my mind is filled with memories I will always treasure. Memories of a mom who showed me the closest thing I had known to unconditional...