Fifty prayers for your teenage daughter – Become your daughter’s prayer warrior

Teenage girls are hungry for comfort and reassurance. When I speak to a group, I hear it in their voices and see it in their eyes, a look of…


World on Fire: A Christian’s Response to 2020

I’ve studied the book of Revelation several times in group settings. While each of these studies has been with different groups, one response has…


In the battle for your mind, 2020 is fighting dirty

It’s a war zone out there. Or, rather, in there. The battle for our thoughts has been ongoing, but 2020 has added firepower that has even this heavy…


The value of humble service

We are living in difficult times.  Global pandemics, economic uncertainty, and racial strife make for a daunting three-headed monster.  Many…


Dear pre-COVID me

Dear pre-COVID me, I couldn’t have warned you if I tried. Words just don’t do justice to how quickly things changed in just a few months. One…


We still have to do summer?

The only title I’ve held longer than mom is educator.  Beginning as a bilingual teacher, I stepped into my first classroom in the Spring of 1995…


Six ways to remain steadfast during trials

I find myself in a unique situation, partially agreeing with both sides of an argument. These are strange times indeed. Something happened…


No words left

“Use your words.”  I heard a mom say this to a young child, who in their frustration cried, “No words left.” I find myself now understanding that…


I like you

Growing up, I heard many sermons on Jesus’s baptism.  I imagined him coming out of the water (in slow motion) with a dove descending, the heaven’s…