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Christian Writers Conference! - Saturday, October 3rd 2009 9:10 PM
            Approximately 14 years ago, I saw an article in a magazine for pastors’ wives that talked about the ministry...
Lagging Behind - Wednesday, September 30th 2009 3:01 PM
Setting a strong pace at the Cross Country Meet yesterday, Anna flew past her opponents.  It was cold and rainy, but her determination kept her on the course. I need that...
Do you talk to your kids about sex? - Saturday, September 5th 2009 9:50 PM
Our college-age Sunday School class is working through a book called Single Men Are Like Waffles – Single Women Are Like Spaghetti.  I’m realizing it is much easier to...
Tackling Big Jobs - Sunday, August 30th 2009 11:08 PM
We’re remodeling outdoors!  The back door and steps have been torn out to make way for French doors leading onto a patio.  The ground has been dug out to prepare for...
Have you seen Julie & Julia? - Sunday, August 16th 2009 5:43 PM
It’s the story of a cook who blogs her way through Julia Child’s cookbook in a year.  As she makes each recipe, Julie becomes more confident in her ability to handle...
Do You Want a Rich and Meaningful Life? - Friday, August 14th 2009 3:35 PM
Jennifer Rothschild answered this in her January issue of Java with Jennifer: Question: How does someone make a life?  This sounds like an odd question considering that...
How to Live a Guilt-Free Life - Thursday, August 13th 2009 2:30 AM
Guest Article by Ali Brown For many working moms, the biggest challenge is achieving work/life balance. We feel pressure from unseen forces to be at the top of our field...
A Visitor From Africa - Wednesday, August 12th 2009 12:22 PM
I have been trying to describe the gift of time we had with Moses Abasoola.  That seems about as easy as capturing a moonbeam in your hand. Tim & Colleen Stevenson,...
A Little Humor Needed! - Friday, August 7th 2009 4:19 PM
Ever feel like that house cleaning stuff is just not what it's cut out to be?  Check out this video from the crew at flylady.net!  Be sure you watch the second half!...
Saying Goodbye - Thursday, August 6th 2009 5:03 PM
My friend’s mom died this afternoon.  I keep thinking of her sitting in the auditorium as we waited for the kids’ programs to begin at school.   No one will be...
Do You Journal? - Wednesday, August 5th 2009 4:45 PM
My journal guards my questions and fears.  It’s the place where I spill my frustrations and longings.  Do you write down your thoughts?  Here are 3 tips to...
Join in the conversation! - Thursday, June 25th 2009 7:12 PM
Welcome to my blog!  Writing helps me to clarify the things that are banging around in my head.  How about you?  Do you work through your thoughts and feelings...
Goal Pep Talk - Wednesday, June 17th 2009 4:49 PM
It’s time for a mid-year check up!  How are you doing with your goals for 2009?  Have you met them?  Surpassed them?  Thought about them? If a goal is not...
Auction Day! - Sunday, June 14th 2009 9:21 AM
The Uganda Mission Team is sponsoring a chicken dinner at 12:30 for everyone who can come!  Thereafter, we’ll have a wild time bidding on items from restaurant...
A Cup of Comfort Devotional for Mothers and Daughters - Monday, June 8th 2009 1:32 PM
Rhonda Clark reviewed A Cup of Comfort at her site and is giving away a package from my friend, Karen Whiting.  The interview with Karen is posted on Rhonda's...
High School Connections - Wednesday, June 3rd 2009 10:39 PM
Some 28 years ago, seniors at Heritage Christian School in Indianapolis began the journey of a lifetime.  We went our separate ways into the unknown to carve out a niche...
Prayer Update - Wednesday, June 3rd 2009 9:48 PM
Last night, Dawn Samuelson said: The doctors just told us that the biopsy was positive for rejection but they seem confident that they can get a handle on things. The medication...
Prayer Request - Tuesday, June 2nd 2009 8:06 AM
Please pray for two families going through surgery this a.m.  Seven year old Ryan Samuelson is having difficulties with a liver transplant.  Pray that the blood...
Someone else is disturbed! - Thursday, May 28th 2009 9:45 AM
Check out this post by Sal at Words Cafe!
Dangerous Surrender - Thursday, May 28th 2009 8:42 AM
Kay Warren calls herself “a seriously disturbed woman.”  When she invited God to change her perception of the AIDS pandemic, she found such disturbing pain that her...
We Remember - Monday, May 25th 2009 11:54 PM
World War II Memorial, Washington, D.C. Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington, D.C. Korean War Veterans Memorial, Washington, D.C. Freedom is never free. Sally
Fundraisers, Concerts, and The Lawn Social - Tuesday, May 19th 2009 11:59 PM
The school was all abuzz tonight.  Smiles were everywhere.  The Spanish Club brought in baked goods, and sold Tom’s BBQ Chicken.  Other clubs sold cotton candy,...
Marriage 101 - Saturday, May 16th 2009 11:28 PM
My college age Sunday School class is studying a book called “Before You Get Engaged,” by David Gudgel & Brent Gudgel with Danielle Fitch.  It asks interesting...
Back to the Real World - Thursday, May 14th 2009 2:50 PM
This weekend we had our 5th Annual Women’s Retreat.  The gals tease me because I always come home and say, “That was the last one!” Retreats are a lot of work, but...
Retreat Readiness! - Wednesday, May 6th 2009 9:15 PM
We’re in the countdown now.  Tomorrow I’ll take the vans to gas them up and hitch up the luggage trailer, and then we’ll leave early Friday morning. I am always...