I don’t know about you, but an ideal New Years Eve for Pat and I is quiet, cozy, and uneventful. This year, we had a fun and early dinner out, then came home to a movie and a relaxing evening. Perfect!   Even though I am not much for partying on New Year’s Eve, I…

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I traveled this evening to the Speak Up Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan. I’ve never been here before! Over the past few weeks, I’ve spent a lot of time alone with God, thinking, praying and preparing to go. I know it may not seem like a big deal, but if you knew where I’ve come…

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Hi There! If you find yourself in the middle of a journey that is long, hard and seems ANYTHING but sacred, I hope this message lifts your spirits today. A few weeks ago, God changed my perspective on the truth of sacred journeys, and my thinking was reframed & realigned with His. Isn’t it amazing…

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It’s Thanksgiving Eve and I thought maybe someone might need a little encouragement tonight.  I hope you have a wonderful day tomorrow, filled with unexpected JOY! I am so thankful for all of YOU,

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When we moved into our home 26 years ago, the previous owners told us the neighborhood was built on rock.  In fact, they said the builder had to use dynamite to dig the holes for our underground basements! It didn’t take long for us to understand all too well the challenges of living on top…

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Hello Girlfriends! Can you believe it’s already May? Summer is almost here! I hope you are having a wonderful Spring! We’ve had a challenging few months around here, but God has been faithful and good. I want to update you on what’s been happening and share a few things I’m learning along the way. The…

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Hello Girlfriends, Well, today is the first day of a brand spanking, full of promise new year! I hope your celebrations from Advent through New Years have been wonderful! You may have noticed that I never finished the fourth of my Advent devotions. I planned to wrap it up the Friday before Christmas, but I…

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Hello There, Girlfriends! Once again, my blog is coming to you in video form! I plan to return to writing my blog posts this Fall, but I have heard from many of you that you are enjoying ‘listening’. I get that. Some of us are auditory learners and some of us like to listen as…

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Hey Girlfriends, This week, I want to give you two steps to find your why. Last week was the ‘why you might want to consider this’ message and today I’m giving you the ‘how to.’ 😊 I hope it is encouraging – discovering your why is life changing and there is no deep healing without…

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  Hey There! Are you enjoying the summer? It’s hot and humid here, but I understand the weekend will be glorious! I hope it is glorious where you are too! I made a video this evening once the temperature finally dropped a bit. Just sharing some things that have been on my heart and mind.…

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