In life, it is crucial to wait for the whole story. How many times in relationships do we only see the smallest portion of the story? Many relationships have ended because one person failed to ask questions and assumed the worst. Other relationships have been tarnished and filled with animosity because one person knew a… Continue reading Waiting for the Whole Story.
Today marks the beginning of Advent. Like other Jews, Mary (mother of Jesus) longed for the fulfillment of the prophecies promising a Savior to Israel. (Never could she have imagined, even in her wildest dreams, that she would be the one to bring Him into the world!) In my life, I'm (still) waiting for the fulfillment… Continue reading Advent & Looking to Mary.
Some of my very favorite songs are ones that I didn't like the beginning of. I may have even skipped them for another song before I came back to listen fully and appreciate them. Then, when I came back and listened to them all the way through, I couldn't stop listening. They are the songs… Continue reading Listen to the Song.
My dear readers, I know for many singles, Sundays are difficult. Sundays are the day when you sit in a pew alone, while other couples have the gift of worshiping together. The pews are packed with smiling babies, crying babies, and children of every age. After church, you don't get to talk in the car about… Continue reading Single Sundays in February.
Have you ever noticed that we live in a world that doesn't like change to the way things are? Today we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr's birthday. Martin Luther King Jr. died for the cause of equality for all the races in the United States. There were many people opposed to his message. They wanted… Continue reading A World Used To “The Way It Is.”
What are you waiting for? Each one of us is waiting for something. Waiting is not easy. Yet it can be a very blessed time. In fact, I venture that it is actually a gift! We must, however, use it well. Waiting is not in vain. It may feel like walking through a desert with no… Continue reading What Are You Waiting For?
2016 started out totally uncertain. I sat with my parent's on New Year's Day at a coffee shop, discussing my plans for the coming year. They asked about when I planned to do this or that. The one thing I knew is that I have dreams for this year, big dreams that I have hoped… Continue reading Behind the Scenes