A Cheerful Heart

There is something wonderful about feeling included to share laughter and joy with others.  A simple invitation to “join us” sends a little blast of happy endorphins to our spirit. Inclusion creates an emotional connection that produces health; exclusion creates aloneness and a sense of depression.     “A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a … Read more

She Loves Out Loud is Going Global!

Join hearts with women across six continents to say, “I hear your story.  I see your struggle.  I will love you out loud in prayer.” November 5th, 2022! She Loves Out Loud 2020 came on the cusp of a pandemic that changed the world.  It entered the globe in full force, and we prayed through … Read more

“You PRAY. I will LISTEN.”

I am the first to admit that listening is not my natural gift. I have to work hard at it, a lot!  Perhaps that is why the short and sweet verse of Jeremiah 29:12 comforts me so.  Jeremiah 29:11 may consistently top the list of pillows, graphics, and cards, but read on for the promise … Read more

Happy Sunday!

“Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, forever and ever. Amen.” Ephesians 3:20-21

A Sliver of Hope

This morning I opened the drapes to a moody, dark sky.  The rain overshadowed the sunrise – at first.  Then I saw it.  A bare sliver of bright white rested on top of the water, its full glory hidden by heavy clouds as it peeked through with a promise that today would be a day … Read more

Happy Sunday!

“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9