Category Archive: Personal

Mar 24

Do overs

We are always thankful for second chances… and even third and fourth chances. We always mess up and do and say the wrong things. It happens. We often call those second chances and do over times as grace. We see grace as being pardoned for our wrong doings. Jesus and the New Testament shows grace …

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Mar 23

Sit down and relax

In my job we are not allowed to sit down so when I get on break or go home for the day, I am so ready to take off my shoes and sit down. I love my job and the interaction with people on a daily basis, but I work hard and long hours. I …

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Mar 21

Measuring up or Falling short

Are there times in your day when you feel like nothing goes right? Do you feel like you are always trying to measure up or catch up to others and their expectations? Of course, we all have those moments or feelings when we just don’t feel like we are doing anything right or saying anything …

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Mar 15


    My life verse with which I strive to live is Philippians 3:13-14: I’m not saying that I have this all together, that I have it made. But I am well on my way, reaching out for Christ, who has so wondrously reached out for me. Friends, don’t get me wrong: By no means do …

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Feb 08

Go. Set. Ready.

“If we don’t get out of the boat, we’ll never walk on water.” How many times have we said we will do or start something when we are ready? We say it all the time. During the Christmas holidays, we often say we will get together with someone else after the holidays, when things slow …

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Jan 20

Lent 2016 Readings

Join me as I participate in the 2016 readings for Lent, beginning February 10, 2016. Click this Lent readings to see the readings each day. I got a head start on the February 10 reading and found it a fascinating study on Luke 1 about the announcement of Elizabeth’s pregnancy and Mary’s pregnancy. Mary, then, …

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