Women empowering women

Hosted my first bible study this morning over my first book, “Through Their eyes.” Since it is Halloween, I thought, “What the heck? I’ll just get into character for the study.” I became one of the women I mentioned in the book. Reply back as to who you think I may be and with the … Continue reading Women empowering women

Day 12 – From Insignificant to Significant, From Ordinary to Extra-Ordinary

An ordinary moment becomes extraordinary. Just another Christmas nativity enactment becomes a cherished memory because my grandson plays the part of Joseph. An insignificant farming village on the plains of Galilee becomes the hometown of the King of Kings and Lord of Lords. A young teenage peasant girl becomes the mother of our Savior. How … Continue reading Day 12 – From Insignificant to Significant, From Ordinary to Extra-Ordinary

Day 13 – Steal Magnolia

God had Mary in His mind before one day of her life had even begun. He told the prophet Isaiah about her, because He is omnipresent, He looked through time and saw this Steal Magnolia. God created Mary with strength enough to watch her oldest child hang on a cursed tree for the sins of … Continue reading Day 13 – Steal Magnolia

Advent 2016

Advent - expectant arrival of a notable person or event. Our Lord Jesus is the most notable person who ever walked the face of this earth. His personality was both magnetic and polarizing. The nation of Israel longed for their Messiah, their long awaited promise of salvation. Jesus did not match the criteria of their … Continue reading Advent 2016

This Silent Night

As I sit here and write I am missing my dad.  This will be our first Christmas without him.  I write this story in honor of my dad.  He was my ultimate storyteller.  The way only he could weave a tale is probably the reason I love to write stories.  Most of the time he … Continue reading This Silent Night

This Christmas Journey

“In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to their own town to register. So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to … Continue reading This Christmas Journey

The Dilemma

Ever have that problem in your life, that circumstances surrounding you just weighs on you. You know you need to deal with it but you just don’t know where to start. You are facing a dilemma. And it is nagging you. Gnawing on your every thought. You go to bed and you are thinking about … Continue reading The Dilemma

Filled and overflowing

In 3 days I will be full and overflowing with Christmas ham and turkey and dressing and mashed potatoes.  Yes I am hungry.  But this is not the full and overflowing I am talking about. “Now Zachariah his father was filled with and controlled by the Holy Spirit and prophesied, saying, Blessed (praised and extolled … Continue reading Filled and overflowing

No! His name is John

“When it was time for Elizabeth’s baby to be born, she gave birth to a son. And when her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had been very merciful to her, everyone rejoiced with her. When the baby was eight days old, they all came for the circumcision ceremony. They wanted to name him … Continue reading No! His name is John

The Angel Candle or the Candle of love

“And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will … Continue reading The Angel Candle or the Candle of love