This morning my sweet baby Chase is having surgery on his heart.  Ugh. Today is not going to be the easiest of days for this mama, as you can imagine!  Needless to say, I’m praying (and am asking you to pray, too) for a successful surgery and complete recovery!!! Thanks! Do not be anxious about […]

Who Are We?

In the past couple of weeks I’ve seen several situations around me where ‘Christian’ people have not really responded to life in Christ-like ways.  Shocking!!! I know, right?!?!?! To be clear…I am one of those Christians on a regular basis and this is something I struggle with that is very close to my heart.  I […]

Recruitment from the Pit

How often do you think you aren’t good enough? In a society that compares itself and each other constantly to super models, TV characters, rock stars and the wealthiest people of the world; it’s not astonishing that we fail to measure up on a regular basis. Sigh…. The list of reasons to think we fall […]


I can’t. Oooooh, I hate that phrase…. Some people hate the sound of nails on a chalkboard.  Well, I’m the “can’t” police!!!  GRRRRR!!! Obviously, I know there are times when this particular word should be used, but it’s used all too often and in ways it should never be spoken aloud. Ways to use the […]

Out of The Comfort Zone

Sorry about completely bailing on last week’s two GEMs!!!  BOO!!! Frankly, I was exhausted from starting my new job and I just didn’t take the time to write.  Hopefully, as time goes on, I will get used to my new hours and I will find the time to practice the craft that God so graciously […]