SCANDAL IN THE KINGDOM

As various programs flood our televisions with showing actors portraying corrupt characters, abusing their power, being deceitful, greedy, betraying trust, in homosexual relations, etc…(you get the picture). There has been much debate…

Get Off The Bottle!

Have you ever seen a five- year old with a bottle in their mouth? If you have, you would probably responded like, “That child is too old to be sucking on that bottle!” “What’s wrong with the child?”  “Does the child perhaps…

A Samaritan Approach

One day, there was this Samaritan woman retrieving water from a well when she met a Jewish man. This Jewish man asked her to retrieve a drink of water for him. The woman was in shocked! She was a Samaritan and historically Jews had nothing to…

Adam? Where Are You?

Have you ever watched someone do something wrong and nothing seemed to happen to them, but when you did wrong “All Hell Broke Loose?” I wonder if that’s how Adam felt when he watched Eve look enticingly at the fruit which hung from…

Who Has Your Ear?

I was about ten years old on this particular day when I asked my mom could I go outside. She said, "You can go outside, but stay on the porch. If you leave the porch, you gonna get in trouble."  Wellllll.... some time had passed, (which feels…

5 Things Men Look for in a Wife

Every guy out there has the "ideal" woman he'd like to marry, but of course, he’s NEVER going to share it with you. A man will never tell a woman what he’s truly looking simply  because he doesn't want her “pretending” to be that very…

MEN NEED LOVE TOO: 6 THINGS A MAN NEEDS TO HEAR FROM HIS WIFE

We're always reading articles about what wives need and want from their husbands. It can very much become lopsided in the culture of "Happy Wife - Happy Life."  A term I hate by the way, because it's extremely selfish...but I digress. …

Performance Based Grace

My daughter was three-years-old (she’s now 21) when she showed me how I had inadvertently given her the idea that Jesus unconditional love for her was based works -  her works of being Jesus “Big Girl”. Let me explain. Every time…

You're Not Drowning...Just Stand UP!

It was over 15 years ago when my husband and I were a part of this particular church ministry, which had planned a trip to a well-known water park for some fun and relaxation. It was a beautiful day! There were plenty of activities for everyone…

Release The Dead Things

When my daughter Amber was ten-years-old  she had a cat who had given birth to a litter of kittens, which unfortunately died.  My husband and I allowed Amber to have her feelings of sadness as she understood death and the kittens were now…