Discipline is Not a Dirty Word

When we think of “discipline,” most of us have an immediate negative reaction.  Okay, at least I do.  Yet, somewhere deep down, we know that discipline can be a good thing. It’s just that being disciplined doesn’t sound like any fun. However as we go through this life, we know […]

Guideposts Magazine – His Mysterious Ways

My very first paying publication was in Guideposts Magazine in their “His Mysterious Ways” column.  Since then, they have taken that article and added it to their compilation book of “His Mysterious Ways” stories. Recently, my hubby ran across this version on their website.  I must admit, I’ve never heard […]

Perspective for the New Year

There’s nothing like gaining perspective and an attitude adjustment on the first day of the new year.  Tragically, my husband and I lost a dear friend from our church life group the morning of January 1st.  We were shocked and saddened to receive the news. Our friend was a wonderful, […]

Being Thankful in the New Year

I’ve talked about gratitude before in a post from September, and I’m going to recycle part of that post again today.  I think it’s especially fitting as we face the New Year. Thankfulness should come more than every November.  We need to live our lives with a spirit of gratitude.  […]