Sons and Their Mothers

Sons and Their Mothers

Many of you know it’s not normal for me to post two days in a row. I received such a great response after yesterday’s post regarding “launching” our boys. It’s been on my mind all day and into the night. While I was listening to some...
Letting the Walls Come Down

Letting the Walls Come Down

What walls do you have up? Are you keeping certain people at arm’s length? Are you closed off from your church family? Are you protecting your heart or are you afraid to let someone in? We build walls for many reasons. It might be hurt, grief, pride, fear, or a myriad...
Laying Them Down

Laying Them Down

January 16, 2004, was the date we flew our son, Alex, to the Minneapolis Children’s Hospital. It was a scary time for us and a time full of many unknowns. The date is etched into my heart and my mind forever. It’s an odd thing to explain, but my body...
When I Couldn’t Pray

When I Couldn’t Pray

**Hi all! Earlier in 2020, I submitted an article to Writer’s Digest for one of their competitions. I found out in late fall that I had won Honorable Mention in the Inspirational/Spiritual Category. There were other Honorable Mentions as well as mine, but I was...
Keep Your Focus on Jesus

Keep Your Focus on Jesus

The United States of America has an important day coming tomorrow, Tuesday, November 3rd. We will (and have already been) casting our votes for our next president. I realize each election is important, but for some reason, this election seems to be all-consuming. I’ve...
Letting Go and Letting God

Letting Go and Letting God

When I asked many of you what you have the hardest time letting God have control over, I was pleasantly surprised at the amount of answers I received. I was thankful for some of the private conversations I was able to have with others; conversations that might not...