In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly. ~Psalm 5:3 My favorite time of the day is just before daybreak. It’s still, cool and quiet. I pour a cup of coffee, feed my 4-leggeds and crawl into my Big Butt Prayer Chair for my time with Jesus. That… Read More
I was recently asked this question and had to think long and hard about my answer. Do I really want you to read my story? Well, that depends. I guess it would be OK if I was the one controlling the content by candy-coating or omitting the ugly parts. But letting anyone read the bold honest nasty truth about my… Read More
Maybe you’re like me and you see, feel and hear God in the oddest places. Like covering my plants on a cold winter’s night. I told you it was odd. It’s cold in North Texas. Maybe not as cold as where you live, but for us this is downright chilly! When the temperatures dip into the 30’s and below, I… Read More
‘Tis the Season to be shopping, wrapping, baking and attending countless Christmas parties! All of it fun, but stressful and overwhelming all the same. The best gift I gave myself was taking the time to read a little book by Rick Warren called “The Purpose of Christmas”. My gift to you is a recap of his powerful message…
My days in prison were filled will love, prayers, tears of joy, longing and sadness. And dancing! Lots and lots of dancing!
Miss Georgia, Betty Cantrell was crowned Miss America 2016 this week! When I was growing up, I remember watching Miss America with my Mom every year. I loved the gowns, the swimsuit competition and the talent. I especially loved the question part of the competition. Each year, Mom would tell me I was pretty enough to be Miss America some… Read More
Growing up Catholic, we said rote prayers like “Hail Mary”, “The Act of Contrition” and several other beautiful prayers. They are all deep, meaningful prayers but they were a far cry from that freewheeling prayer stuff other churches practiced! I memorized and recited every word of the prayers, over and over and over again. Especially after going to weekly confession and having… Read More
I fell in love social media years ago. My favorite site has always been Facebook. Hands down. Twitter’s 140 character rule seemed too restrictive for this wordy girl. And it frustrates me when I can’t enlarge photos on Instagram to see all the cute, smiling faces. Through Facebook, I’ve been able to connect with old friends from my hometown and… Read More