Are You a Strong Woman?

Are You a Strong Woman?

The other day I listened to a podcast featuring several best-selling thriller writers discussing their strong female characters. They talked about female characters who were cops, private detectives, and adventurers—characters who demonstrated they were tough, strong women. What caught my attention was that several times these authors commented that women who filled more traditional female roles […]

When We Feel Overwhelmed

When We Feel Overwhelmed

Sometimes we find ourselves facing challenges that seem impossibly large. When I entered the empty nest phase of life, I asked God to show me where he wanted me to give my time now that I was no longer volunteering at school. One of the opportunities that soon came knocking was a plea for help […]

Be Thankful for What??

Be Thankful for What??

In a few short days, we’ll be celebrating another Thanksgiving with our loved ones around tables filled with steamy delicacies and holiday cheer. There, we’ll share tales of our experiences over the past year, as well as, expressions of thanksgiving for all the Lord has blessed us with. It’s easy to give thanks for good things such as family, friends, and good […]

Determination And One Tiny Man’s Vision

Determination And One Tiny Man’s Vision

Have you ever felt like a tiny speck next to the enormous challenges set before you? It seems I have a special knack for finding those kinds of challenges. Maybe it is just life, or the dare to dream bigger than ourselves mentality. But looking at some of the challenges facing other Christians and people […]