Encountering God by Name: Bread of Life

Imagine waking up to the smell of freshly baked bread. Picture yourself walking into the kitchen, grabbing a cup of coffee, and breaking a chunk off that hot bread. Yummy! Bread is as common today as it was in ancient...
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Encountering God by Name

What is your father’s name and what is he like? My guess is your response would vary depending on your relationship with your dad. You might give his name, occupation and some general information. However, you would probably share more...
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Fully Alive: Living a more abundant life in 2019

  Do you desire to have the best possible life in 2019?  What are you looking forward to in the new year and how are you kicking off the new year? Do you have a one-word, a resolution or some...
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TRUST

  How has the Lord guided you in 2018? Five years ago, I adopted the practice of having a One-word resolution for the year. Early in December, I begin with prayer and read the scriptures with an open mind. As...
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Celebrating Christmas without a loved one

Every December she looked forward to her family arriving Christmas. In late November, I would call to find out her plans for Christmas. She shared her menu plans in detail. She was famous for her Egusi soup which she made...
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A Special Gift

What makes a gift special? From across the street, my eyes were focused on the beautiful red gown in the window display.  Once inside the Department Store, I was eager to check out the gown, but I knew I had...
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Faith

  This post is by a friend who gave me permission to share her experience of wrestling with faith and gaining perspective. I hope her story will encourage you. I am here, feeling defeated, and praying for Faith. I am...
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Enter His Gates

While we waited in line at the gate, her eyes filled with excitement as she looked around in anticipation. I had tried to prepare her for what to expect at Disney’s Magic Kingdom in Orlando. It was the first time...
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Satisfied Soul and Joyful Lips

In a few hours, across the nation, families will gather around the table to celebrate Thanksgiving with turkey, gravy, dressing, and all the other fixings. Thanksgiving is one of my favorite times of the year. I love the opportunities it...
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