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If God Cares About a Cat…

Remember the story about the kitten I found in the parking lot? Soon after I gave the kitten to her care, Jana* had been questioning whether she be able to keep him, due to allergy issues. The last I had heard from her, she had found another family for him to go to. Well, I… Continue reading If God Cares About a Cat…

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The Open Bible

I sat at my kitchen table and opened my Bible to search for a specific passage. That was months ago. That same Bible has remained open on the kitchen table ever since. I remember hearing about families from decades ago who would have a Bible sitting on their coffee table, in full sight (in fact,… Continue reading The Open Bible

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Singles: Thrive in 2022!

Dear single Christian: I know that you might be feeling ambivalent about this new year. Maybe there are many things you're looking forward to this year, or wonderful things that happened in 2021. But going into yet another new year as a solo person might not have crossed your mind. Maybe being single is not… Continue reading Singles: Thrive in 2022!

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The Perfect Timing.

"Why is everything happening all at once?" I wondered. My level of stress was high. I had strict work deadlines to meet, and then a trip for a work training out of town during the exact same time period. In the midst of all the things needing to be done, I neglected my own care… Continue reading The Perfect Timing.

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Do You Give Love a Bad Name?

I had an interesting experience recently. Out of the blue, song lyrics to a very random song came in my head. I don't listen to this genre of music very often, and I hadn't heard this song in many years. Then, the really strange thing is that I heard this song on the radio twice… Continue reading Do You Give Love a Bad Name?

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Marriage Won’t End Your Problems.

(This is a repost from my old blog for single women. A pandemic and isolation that has lasted almost a year long, St. Valentine's Day recently coming and going, and the winter blues can definitely add up for singles and lead to even more rumination about singleness and the hoped for end of it. This… Continue reading Marriage Won’t End Your Problems.

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Bracing for Answered Prayers!

Have you ever heard the phrase "Be careful what you pray for?" I have. And it's something that I've been pondering and learning about firsthand! There are times in life which make us long for something else. There are all kinds of things we long for and pray for. A marriage partner. A baby (or… Continue reading Bracing for Answered Prayers!

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There’s No Time for That.

"We must live together as brothers, or perish together as fools." I spotted the above quote on a church billboard the same day I determined to make this post. The quote sums up perfectly what will be discussed in this blog post, and what has been on my mind. The year 2020 has made many… Continue reading There’s No Time for That.

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This is an Opportunity.

The world is collectively suffering right now. Some areas more than others, or in different ways than others. There is panic. I don't think I need to mention why, because we probably hear the word 100 hundred times a day already. It incites anxiety, fear, and maybe depression. It leads many to look out for… Continue reading This is an Opportunity.