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3 Proven Ways to Light a Fire in Your Soul

3 Proven Ways to Light a Fire in Your Soul

Reasons, Visions, and Challenges The Good Kind What reasons can you claim to rekindle enthusiam and ambition that may have dwindled? What would truly set determination in motion for you? As an author, I’ve learned that I require a burning reason to write. And it needs to be more than a goal. It has to … Continue reading “3 Proven Ways to Light a Fire in Your Soul”

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What’s Not To Love About Magical Relationships?

What’s Not To Love About Magical Relationships?

Love Is Magical What’s not to love about love, especially the kind that sweeps you off your feet? That kind of love is the magical kind—the remarkable, exceptional, outstanding, incredible, unbelievable, astonishing, astounding, staggering, marvelous, magnificent, wonderful, sensational, breathtaking kind. Love Emits Light Love has stunning properties because it is both strange and beautiful. Like … Continue reading “What’s Not To Love About Magical Relationships?”

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Keep America Beautiful

Keep America Beautiful

Scotland — Right Here In America I doubt if I’ll ever see anything more beautiful than the three-hour drive in springtime, going north from Lexington, Virginia toward Washington, D.C. Highway 81 winds through the Shenandoah Valley, and on a sunny May morning the redbud trees and white dogwoods are at their peak. Hill slopes covered … Continue reading “Keep America Beautiful”

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Hiding Out And 4 Truths About Security

Hiding Out And 4 Truths About Security

Be Safe Dogs like safe places! And there are some thoughts about hiding out that are relevant to us as humans. Hiding out in their kennels where they are safe from all alarms, dogs have the perfect place to land after a day of rough play and rowdy interactions. “Kennel up” is the loving command … Continue reading “Hiding Out And 4 Truths About Security”

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Because He Lives—Is It Just “Church Talk?”

Because He Lives—Is It Just “Church Talk?”

Because He Lives The first time I heard the song Because He Lives written and sung by Bill Gaither, something about the melody and the lyrics grabbed my attention—and held it. I was mesmerized by the words. They filled the room with a sense of power and promise. Why? “God sent his son, they called … Continue reading “Because He Lives—Is It Just “Church Talk?””

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If God Had Been There He Would Have Never Let This Happen

If God Had Been There He Would Have Never Let This Happen

Something Beautiful Springtime is quite simply miraculous! The fact that it’s filled with wonderful surprises gives hope for the future. Springtime shows us new beginnings and new life. There is a song sung by the Gaithers with the lyrics by Bill Gaither. It’s words include: “Something beautiful, something good. All my confusion He understood. All … Continue reading “If God Had Been There He Would Have Never Let This Happen”

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Ideal Friend, Being Connected, and Today’s Big Question

Ideal Friend, Being Connected, and Today’s Big Question

Belonging To An Ideal Friend A friend once asked me if I was a “mommy’s girl” or a “daddy’s girl.” For whatever reason, I felt embarrassed to tell her I was neither. “But!” I wanted to say, “I stayed at a Holiday Inn Express last night.” It was one of those little situations — awkward … Continue reading “Ideal Friend, Being Connected, and Today’s Big Question”

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Compassion, Brokenness, and the Lies We Believe About Ourselves

Compassion, Brokenness, and the Lies We Believe About Ourselves

Brokenness Comes In Many Forms. So does bondage.

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3 Things That Will Motivate You Today

3 Things That Will Motivate You Today

Look in the mirror and smile just because a smile adds value to your face. It’s been said that the best accessory a woman can wear is her smile.

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What No One Tells You About The Future

What No One Tells You About The Future

I felt compelled to answer a thoughtful question on Twitter recently. “Ladies: what gentle advice can you tell a single guy about relationships?”

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