The Power of Praying for Our Community

The Power of Praying for Our Community

This scene has played out over and over in my life. Quite possibly you’ve lived this too: A friend or family member texts or calls you with troubling news. A cancer diagnosis. A high risk pregnancy. Discovery of an addiction. A marriage falling apart. The news...
A Real Thanksgiving Feast

A Real Thanksgiving Feast

Visiting the archives this Thanksgiving Week. While away in Kansas, celebrating Midwest style, with our son and daughter-in-law, our family is grateful for God’s goodness. For me, this time last year, I had received a mistake rejection from my now publisher....
What makes you smile?

What makes you smile?

Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.” -Mother Teresa Her smile lit up the room. As I walked across the yoga studio floor, I felt drawn to this beautiful young woman. “Your face is radiant,” I...
Be a Modern-Day Hero

Be a Modern-Day Hero

Be a Modern-Day Hero As the daughter of one of the first women marines (1949), a father who gave 25 years of his life to serving our country as a Marine, and a brother who rose to being a Captain in the Navy,  I value the military. These men and women give themselves...