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“4 Laws of the Harvest”

Mikels garden bounty

  This summer my daughter Mikel planted a garden in our backyard. The harvest has been plentiful! We’ve enjoyed squash, corn, okra, tomatoes, peppers, beans, carrots and cucumbers. As I’ve picked beans, cut okra and broken corn off stalks (for the first time in my life), I am reminded of the many times biblical writers used gardening analogies to teach […]

But He’s Never Hit Me

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One of the things I love most about my life is the privilege I have of meeting some great women who demonstrate never fail faith. Yvonne Ortega is such a woman. Yvonne leads a ministry called “Moving From Broken to Beautiful.” She says, “I’ve moved from broken to beautiful and you can too.” Visit her online at […]

The New Disney…


This past weekend Tom (my husband) and Tj (my son) and I went together to see Maleficent. We loved it. An age old story with a bit of a twist (and told from a very different perspective). I am a fan of believable “fairy tales” that still give us “happily ever after” kind of endings. I’m […]

Nothing Like a Good Dose of Sunshine!

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Well, nothing like a quick trip to Panama City Beach to gain a whole lot of perspective. I’ve learned a powerful spiritual truth lately…There is powerful purpose in play! And God wants us to play along the way. I even have Scripture to back this up; “Sing to him a new song; play skillfully, and shout […]

Life’s Unexpected Twists and Turns


Tom and I have been home from our trip of a lifetime (a gift from Thompson Station Church to commemorate 25 years as their pastor and wife) for nearly 3 weeks. I anticipated that I would have had time by now to post pictures and tell you all about our journey through Italy, Greece and […]