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How do you stay focused? - Wednesday, April 29th 2009 10:05 AM
After a big project, it seems that I end up spinning in circles.  The mind has a way of saying, “enough is enough!” While we need to give ourselves time to recuperate,...
5 Ways to Balance Work and Family - Wednesday, April 8th 2009 5:14 PM
Since I haven’t figured out how to do this yet, I decided to take a backward stab at this High Callings topic. 1.  Don’t set up any boundaries around family...
Family Ties - Tuesday, April 7th 2009 10:04 PM
Traveling back from Oklahoma City yesterday, I thought about the joy of belonging to someone because of our mutual heritage.  As we share our stories over the years,...
Great News! - Thursday, March 26th 2009 3:12 PM
I received a copy of “A Cup of Comfort Devotional for Mothers and Daughters” in the mail.  They bought two of my articles! Also, Enrichment Journal published an...
Do your kids like to take medicine? - Wednesday, March 11th 2009 10:06 AM
The throat spray sits waiting on the kitchen table.  I guess it could be a good ornament.  It could be decorated with seasonal napkins or doll clothes.  I mean,...
Teens and Drama - Friday, March 6th 2009 9:05 PM
Do you remember your teen years?  It was a very traumatic time of wading through mood swings, friend frustrations, romantic dreams and scholastic expectations! ...
10 Surefire Ways to Catch the Flu - Saturday, February 28th 2009 8:41 AM
Have you been a little too healthy lately?  Are you jealous of those who called in sick at work?  Do you wish for a quarantine on your schedule with a little R &...
Tips for the Home Office - Thursday, February 26th 2009 7:58 PM
Do you tackle too many things at one time?  Working in another office is teaching me to be more efficient at home.  I tend to jump from project to project, but my boss...
Recipe for Wings! - Thursday, February 19th 2009 11:03 PM
I received an email asking about the outcome of our Super Bowl experiement.  Here's what we found: Lemon Garlic Pepper Wings from www.Cooks.com   2 lbs. chicken...
How do Social Networks affect your lifestyle? - Thursday, February 5th 2009 8:15 PM
Over the last month I have realized a long-time goal of setting up an account on Facebook.  In the meantime, I was invited to join friends on Plaxo, Linkedin, Myspace.com,...
Born Again American - Wednesday, February 4th 2009 9:51 AM
Super Bowl Party - Thursday, January 29th 2009 10:10 AM
We're on a quest to find the best recipe for Lemon Pepper Wings.  The youth group is coming over for the Super Bowl on Sunday, and #1 Daughter loves 'em!  I found one...
Need a boost for your goal stretching? - Thursday, January 22nd 2009 10:48 AM
My friend DeeAnn sent me this video, and I thought it most appropriate for the topic we've been covering.  When you have obstacles, you need to KNOW that you can overcome...
Goodbye Fear – Hello Progress! - Thursday, January 8th 2009 10:09 AM
Paula left a comment that got me thinking.  She said, “Often times, just taking the first step towards a goal will start a chain reaction that yields amazing results. I...
Against All Odds - Thursday, January 1st 2009 9:32 AM
What obstacles do you need to tackle in the New Year?  I have been trying to make some breakthroughs in my writing and speaking.  Some involve facing my own fears;...
The Baby, The Savior - Thursday, December 25th 2008 1:40 AM
The Birth of Jesus  1In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. 2(This was the first census that took place...
John, The Forerunner - Wednesday, December 24th 2008 4:28 PM
68"Praise be to the Lord, the God of Israel,       because he has come and has redeemed his people.  69He has raised up a horn[a] of salvation...
When Tempers Flare - Monday, December 22nd 2008 10:10 AM
Have you squeezed yourself into a corner with your Christmas festivities?  As I was getting the turkey to the oven for our staff party, I kept thinking, “Why didn’t I...
Christmas Cookies - Monday, December 15th 2008 11:44 PM
How are you coming along with your Christmas rush?  I forgot to make cookies for the children’s program and had to scurry to get it done Sunday afternoon.  Do you...
Peace - Friday, December 12th 2008 12:51 AM
The firewood is crackling.  The smell of banana bread fills the house.  The decorations lend an air of enchantment, and it’s one of those nights you want to hang...
SenseSational Christmas! - Friday, December 5th 2008 10:52 AM
It’s been fun highlighting the five senses this week.  Today, we’ll look at the fifth:  the sense of touch.  In what way can you add your personal touch to...
Do You Hear What I Hear? - Friday, December 5th 2008 12:39 AM
What are the sounds that sing of Christmas for you?  The choir practicing?  The bell-ringer standing at The Salvation Army bucket?  A favorite carol? One of my...
The Tastes of Christmas - Wednesday, December 3rd 2008 12:35 PM
When you look at Christmas treasures and smell the beautiful aromas, your mouth begins to water!  Aren’t you ready for some of those family recipes that are especially...
How’s Your Sense of Smell? - Tuesday, December 2nd 2008 4:32 PM
Terry Willits says “Smell is the most influential sense we possess.  God wired up our noses to our brains so that the slightest smell can affect us.  Fragrances stir...
The Five Senses of Christmas - Monday, December 1st 2008 4:26 PM
Boxes of Christmas decorations come down from the attic and create havoc in my home.  But the treasures that emerge overrule my dismay.  Joy of joys, the kids are...