Deuteronomy 31:8

“The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; He will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.”            Deuteronomy 31:8 reminds us to stay out of the pit where negative thoughts wait to strike. In this pit, these thoughts want to…

Perfect Happiness!

    Imagine that? God’s will for me (and YOU!) is perfect happiness. Get on board with that! Our God is not a punisher but a forgiver. Not a judger but a lover. His plan doesn’t always coincide with ours because he has the big picture in mind. We think too small! Today I thank…

My Wish For You

Happy New Year. How many times in the past few days have you heard these words or read the headline:  New Year, New You? For me, I cannot even begin to count. If I had to guess though, it’s been about a dozen or so. And maybe that’s because I’ve been busy scouring the internet…

The Star

This is a great animated Christmas tale for a family with young kids. Or for anyone really! Not sure what to expect? This movie gives you a lot of different perspectives on the birth of Jesus. From Mary to Joseph to the donkey and three kings. It was delightful and I can’t wait till I…

International Day of the Girl

On December 19, 2011 the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution recognizing October 11 as the International Day of the Girl (IDG). Today we have about 1.1 billion girls on this planet. So let’s take a moment to recognize some statistics: Every ten minutes a girl dies from physical violence There are roughly 130…

Speaking Hope When Hard

We look around, need not see too deep, Holy hell. What in the world is going on? Humanity, it seems, is on a mission. A pretty nasty one, with no signs of slowing. Not just political, that is only a mirror. That is the world inside of us. A reflection. In a world filled with…