Thank YOU!


It’s Thanksgiving week and I’m excited. Traffic on the interstates will soon be moving at a snail’s pace. Do you have to experience it? One year, traffic was so bad my younger brother turned his car off while sitting on the interstate to conserve gas. It’s crazy. Airports are equally as hectic. Not only are there thousands of […]

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Fear – it’s a four letter word, but for some reason, it’s one people tend to embrace more often than not. Many times in life we find the things we fear never come to pass. This weekend, we were blessed to have Jason Upton lead worship at Riverstone Church. It was a blessing not only to […]

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Are you really thankful for THAT?

Give Thanks

What comes to mind when you think of November? Do you think about Thanksgiving or are you like American retailers and immediately jump from Halloween to Christmas? Do you think of Pilgrims and Indians, turkey, or pumpkin pie? One thing I miss about teaching elementary school is the large celebrations of any and every holiday. […]

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What shapes you? What makes you who you are?

Mr. Rogers

Did you ever watch Mr. Rogers as a child? This morning as I signed onto Facebook to send out birthday greetings to friends, a clip from a Mr. Rogers episode caught my eye. The thought of that show takes me back to the living room of the house I grew up in on Saxon Court. […]

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One Way!


Have you seen a movie in the theater lately? It’s been hard in the past couple of years to find movies worth my time and money. So many of them would be enjoyable to watch; however, they’re filled with horrific language and I just can’t get past it to grasp the message of the movie. Recently, […]

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Bridge of Spies

Do something that scares you

Do you enjoy going to the movies? I love movies because I love the concept of story. I love getting to know new characters, traveling to different places, seeing different cultures, and trying to solve the problem of the story before it is revealed. I like many different kinds of movies: Romance Suspense Thriller (but not […]

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Thanksgiving Day Gobble Jog 2014

How was your weekend? Did you do anything fall-ish and fun? I love the changing of the seasons. It is a reminder of God’s faithfulness. No matter what we’re going through, God won’t leave us there. He loves us too much to allow us to get stagnant in any situation. One of the highlights of […]

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The Bible

What do you give your time and attention to? What do you focus on? Another way of asking that question is what are your priorities? My mother used to always say, You make time for things that matter to you.” Think about it for a minute… If your boss told you something has to get […]

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Puzzle pieces connected

What is your favorite scripture verse? If you’re like me, it’s hard to choose, because depending on the time or season of life you’re in, different verses become your life line. We all know and love John 3:16, For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes […]

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Key 2

Well, if that didn’t grab your attention, I don’t know what will. NO! I am not expecting a child at my age. Thank goodness. But I did birth something recently. I have worked for over 5 years in the anti-trafficking movement and have finally birthed the nonprofit, Rescuing Hope, Inc. Those of you who have […]

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