How to mine for gold and ALWAYS find it.

Do you know a senior graduating this year? I know more than I can count. In fact, I have one in my home. The senior year of high school is filled with all sorts of firsts and lasts in life. It is also the year of the weening process, much life weening a child from […]

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Drink deep; it’s gonna be a long day!

Do you like yard work? My grandmother had the most beautiful yard. It would have rivaled any cover of Southern Living Magazine. She would spend hours and hours in her yard before most people finished breakfast. She had as many colors splashed across her yard as a Crayola Crayon Box. It was stunning. Me, I […]

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Chopped or Transformed?

Have you ever watched the Food Network program Chopped? It is a program where four chefs, or those who have cooked for a long time, compete. They take a basket of ingredients they’re required to transform into either an appetizer, an entree or a dessert, depending on the round they’re facing. At the conclusion of […]

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New Again

“But He was pierced for our transgression, He was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon Him, and by His woulds we are healed.” Isaiah 53:5  

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Even Judas!

Did you know today is called Maundy Thursday? I remember when I was little I used to think people were saying Monday Thursday. I thought they were confused about what day of the week it was. Were they calling it Monday Thursday because it felt like a Monday even though it was really Thursday? Clearly […]

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Better than a Vitamix!

Do you drink smoothies? Our family loves them. When my son was home, he would make a smoothie a day, usually following a workout. I needed to buy stock in frozen strawberries. My problem with smoothies is the blender. It was notorious for failing to fully mix everything, leaving chunks of fruit or cubes of […]

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We Cannot Overlook the Middle

How do you celebrate Holy Week? Many Christians like to celebrate Palm Sunday and then skip over the week and go straight to Easter. Who could blame them; both are celebrations of positive, upbeat things. Palm Sunday is the celebration of Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem riding on a donkey.You can find the full story […]

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Who goes to jail?

Who goes to jail? When police have a bust in a hotel room where prostitution is taking place, who goes to jail? Historically, the pimp (the seller of sex) was nowhere to be found, the john (the purchaser of sex) was sent on his way and the girl was the one put in handcuffs and […]

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It’s Friday, but Sunday’s comin’!

Can you believe Easter is just a few days away? One week from today is Good Friday, the day Christ was crucified. I’ve often thought it should be called Black Friday because the sky turned black at the death of Jesus; however, it had to happen. If Good Friday didn’t take place, there’d be no […]

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What will you take a stand for?

What are you willing to stand for? I have friends who just returned from Disney World. They stood in line for almost two hours to see the Disney princesses. What about concert tickets? I know people who’ve camped out for almost twenty-four hours to get great seats to a concert. Are you one of those […]

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