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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Spring Season in Marriage: New Beginnings

Thank you for hanging in there, as we went through the harsh winter season of marriage. Now the freeze is thawed, and all the hard work of that season is behind us. Spring is finally here. What does spring mean...
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Deep Lasting Love

Inspire What are your plans for Valentine’s Day? I’d like to join in your celebration. Is it ok if I bring a friend along? I have a good friend who knows a lot about love. According to Wikipedia, my friend...
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The Secret to Loving Well

  Inspire My friend Becky died four years ago. One of the attributes I admired about Becky was her love for God and people. Last month, I reflected on the ways she influenced my life. I am grateful for her...
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The Secret Mirror

  Do you carry a pocket mirror in your purse? As a woman, having a mirror is essential. We use it to apply makeup and make sure we are presentable. At my son’s wedding, my daughters insisted that we have...
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How God Lifts the Pain of Rejection and Gives Hope

  Rejection stings. Have you ever felt rejected? I have. When we are not accepted by family members, friends, or colleagues we may experience rejection. For example, when a dad is too busy to give attention to his daughter, she...
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A Lesson on Love

 There was famine in the land. The children of Israel went to Egypt in search of food. Because their brother Joseph was the second in command and in charge of food, they settled in Egypt. Over time, they became numerous...
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