Category Archives : Inspiration


Turning Seaweed Into a Smile

I think seaweed is gross. There’s been plenty of it around us for the last few days. But I guess if you’re going to be in the Gulf of Mexico, you should expect some seaweed. Walking out on our deck the other morning, however, I saw the sight below which brought a smile to my […]


The Potter and the Clay

Do you feel ugly, worthless, useless? Are you going through what seems like a fiery trial? Are you needing some encouragement for your parched soul today? I recently came across this piece of writing from my friend Jeanie. It’s beautifully encouraging. With her permission, I’m sharing it with you. May God use it to speak […]


Trusting When it Doesn’t Make Sense

Before me was the path I was to take. God had called me to it, and confirmed it in my heart. But I didn’t understand. It didn’t make any logical sense. “Leaving a full-time job and a full-time income to return home to serve my family? Really, Lord? That’s what I’m supposed to do?” The […]


Washing Away The Concerns of Life

Two days at home. Focused on working diligently until my task was complete. Didn’t once put a lick of makeup on. But did manage to change my clothes and run a comb through my hair. I imagine my husband and son were a little concerned, as this behavior was completely out of character. But neither […]


Weird or Unique?

I love it that God made each of us unique. My friend Marcia can’t stand pickles or olives. She doesn’t even want to smell them. I, on the other hand, could eat both pickles and olives with every meal. They might just be my favorite foods. 🙂 My friend Tina and her daughters love Taylor […]


"What You Own Isn’t Who You Are"

On June 2, Rick Warren posted on Twitter something that I’ve been wanting to put into words for some time now. He said it better than I could have… “Your valuables don’t determine your value; Your net-worth doesn’t decide your self worth; What you own isn’t who you are.” What a timely truth for today. […]