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Should We Worship The Virgin Mary? - Friday, October 14th 2011 11:58 PM
Dr. Labib Mikhail says, absolutely not!  His book, The Virgin Mary in the Light of the Word of God, clarifies the issues that have grown around the life that housed the...
How Authentic Are You? - Monday, October 10th 2011 9:43 PM
Anita C. Lee tackles that question in her book, The Authentic You.  She challenges us gals to become “the woman you were created to be.”  Anita says, “We can...
What I Learned From the 5 Day Poverty Diet Challenge - Saturday, October 8th 2011 12:08 AM
Even when I had lunch out on Day 4, because of a previously scheduled luncheon, the food wasn’t that enticing.  I have let food become a major contender in my...
The Great Poverty Diet Experiment - Tuesday, October 4th 2011 11:04 PM
“Can you identify with the poor?” The question posed last Sunday in church got real personal.  The clarion call came from Micah 6:8:  “He has shown you, O...
Good Story Telling - Wednesday, September 28th 2011 2:36 AM
Have you read any spellbinders lately?  Yesterday, I finally picked up a loaner from a friend that had been sitting on a pile of books for several months.  You know...
Girlfriend Connections - Tuesday, September 27th 2011 9:55 PM
Are you looking for ways to develop friendships?  Hobbies make a good entryway for developing community with others.  If it’s hard to meet other people, a hobby can...
Needle & Thread - Wednesday, September 21st 2011 12:56 AM
I did some mending today.  It was surprising how it calmed me.  A seam.  Two buttons.  A snag that had to be pulled through. For the first time in a long...
Celebrating Family - Saturday, August 27th 2011 3:21 PM
My Grandmother is one of my special friends, and my kids have had opportunity to watch that develop over the years.  She is 96 now, hard of hearing and can’t see much,...
Passionate, Intelligent Prayers - Saturday, June 4th 2011 7:59 AM
Am I ready to love God passionately?  Life is so distracting.  Days pass before I realize I haven’t really talked to Him.  Our conversations go like this:...
At the Movies - Friday, May 20th 2011 11:00 PM
Top celebrities star in the sparkling waters of Soul Surfer.  Carrie Underwood, Helen Hunt, Dennis Quaid, Kevin Sorbo and Craig Nelson bring pizzazz, and AnnaSophia Robb...
Speaking Tips - Friday, May 13th 2011 4:11 PM
 Do you have something worth saying?  Absolutely!  Everyone has a story.  What’s yours?  You view life from a unique perspective.  No one else...
Why do we celebrate Footwashing? - Thursday, April 21st 2011 12:15 AM
Maundy Thursday.  The road to the Cross.  We contemplate it every Easter, yet the reality is hard to grasp.  Jesus served you and me in His selfless gift. ...
For the Writer in You - Wednesday, April 20th 2011 1:20 PM
I love to attend conferences vicariously through others, so thought I would turn the tables for you.  The American Christian Writers Mentoring Retreat in Nashville was an...
Leaving for a Workshop? - Thursday, March 31st 2011 11:23 PM
If you're getting ready for a writers' workshop, here's a great tool to read ahead of time.  Alan Ziegler says, "Write what you know; write what you know intuitively; write...
Tell Your Man to Leave - Wednesday, March 30th 2011 12:50 PM
… On a Men’s Retreat!  Have you noticed your man is more relaxed after he’s spent time with his buddies?  Guys need time to just hang out without trying to meet...
Talking to God - Tuesday, March 1st 2011 1:52 PM
Do you struggle with how to approach God?  Prayer has been harder for me since Mom died.  She was one of my biggest cheerleaders, and her death left a vast chasm in my...
Baby Songs - Friday, February 4th 2011 1:13 AM
Do you recall someone singing to you in your childhood?  Music is a powerful tool! Your tone of voice communicates value and acceptance.  And when babies are enveloped...
Slavery and Human Trafficking - Friday, January 28th 2011 10:59 AM
A parent’s worst nightmare is captured in the movie, Taken.  Two high schoolers vacationing in Europe are targeted and kidnapped.  The journey takes them into drugs,...
Bible Study Humor - Sunday, January 9th 2011 4:49 PM
LOT'S WIFEThe Sunday School teacher was describing how Lot's wife looked back and turned into a pillar of salt, when little Jason...
a note from my Hubby... - Tuesday, January 4th 2011 8:04 AM
December 23, 2010   Greetings from the snow factory in Western New York!   By now you are likely exasperated to have to read yet another Christmas letter, but we...
Proclaim the Message - Friday, August 13th 2010 11:33 PM
Christine Caine spoke at The Global Leadership Summit last week about leading from a place of hope.  Have you ever lost hope?  I have, many times.  Circumstances...
Am I the only Mom to cry during Toy Story 3? - Monday, July 5th 2010 10:51 PM
High School graduation is a Rite of Passage in our culture.  A Diploma is the key that will open many a door of opportunity.  Yet it also signals the letting-go of...
Do You Feel Powerless? - Friday, July 2nd 2010 7:12 AM
Are there times in your ministry when you need to revitalize the dream?  We all go through those low points.  We get stuck and realize our rut will require new tools...
How about Hawaiian tonight? - Sunday, June 20th 2010 7:51 PM
A friend asked for this recipe.  It takes some time, but is well worth the effort!  Enjoy! Hawaiian Chicken...
When Forgiveness is Hard - Wednesday, May 12th 2010 11:45 AM
What do you do when someone hurts you so bad that you think you won’t recover?  Because my husband is a pastor, I am often asked how to forgive when those feelings of...