In early 2015 God put the word ‘ordinary’ on my heart and for a year I asked Him to show me what He meant by ‘ordinary’. In the autumn of that year it was becoming clear that God wanted to use me to bring women together and share their stories to build a community of… Continue reading Ordinary Women Ministry
In 2001, many years after I had given my life to the Lord I found myself in a place of sin and despair. I was angry at life and extremely disillusioned with what life meant. I found myself on the edge of walking away from my faith because things seemed so unfair and difficult. I… Continue reading Nothing Separates
Today is Palm Sunday! Palm Sunday is the final Sunday before Easter and the day in Biblical history that Jesus entered Jerusalem prior to His death and Resurrection. As he entered the city people lined the streets with palm branches, giving this Sunday it’s name–Palm Sunday. Palm Sunday marks the first day of Holy Week.… Continue reading Palm Sunday
Have you ever been in a situation where you know that you have been truthful, honest and full of integrity but yet were still blamed for the situation? Or have you been falsely accused even when you had no part in a situation? I think many of us could answer yes to those questions. There… Continue reading A Little Assistance, Please
When Brian and I married in the summer of 1990 he had been in the Navy for almost three years and was stationed at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. We were very young, he was 20 and I was 18. The first two and a half years were amazing. We lived in Hawaii and although we… Continue reading Military Life – The Early Years: Five Tips for Staying Connected
In the early 2000s I was going through one of the hardest seasons of my life and God placed a woman in my path that came along side me. I often reflect on one conversation we had, where I had bared my soul and said, “I can’t imagine what you think about me.” She so… Continue reading What’s Your Plank?
The year 2012 was probably one of the hardest years of my life. In the early part of the year there were a number of ministry issues that had escalated to significant concerns for our church. For six months there were many difficult conversations and very damaged, hurting people. The outlook for restoration looked very… Continue reading The Dash