It’s lonely out here…

Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as you are already doing. 1 Thessalonians 5:11 "In ministry, I have found that our own thoughts can be quite dangerous. We start second-guessing what we should have done, what should have been said, what could have been changed, or why we did one thing…

More than a Dirty Sock

"Anyone who welcomes a little child like this on my behalf is welcoming me." Matthew 18:5 "And, the first Camp Hall of Fame Award goes to Pastor January!" I had survived my first church camp experience. I was also exhausted, was losing patience, and really wanted to get on the bus and head back home.…

In Another’s Eyes We Are Beautiful

You are altogether beautiful, my darling, beautiful in every way. Song of Songs 4:7 Some days just start out bad, and yesterday just happened to be one of those days. Besides the fact that it was Monday, I was exhausted, I couldn't do anything with my hair, and since it is summer, my kids can't…

Ditching Our Best Laid Plans

 Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek His will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take. Proverbs 3:5-6 I am a planner. I plan weekly menus and grocery trips. I plan vacations and day trips months in advance. I prefer…