5 Principles for Family Blessings

5 Principles for Family Blessings

I used to cringe at the word “Blessing.” It brought memories of Jim Bakker at PTL telling me, a young Christian, that God wanted to bless me and give me a life as glamorous as his PTL compound. Which later was busted and closed down for embezzlement. He...
3 Steps For Finding Wholeness

3 Steps For Finding Wholeness

“Search me, O God, and know my heart.” Psalm 139:23 Do you ever wonder what God was thinking when gave you responsibilities? Like motherhood or leadership roles? You bring your hurts, insecurities, fears and past relationships into your roles. You bring your coping...
Why God’s Word Is The Most Important

Why God’s Word Is The Most Important

It’s early Wednesday morning and I honestly don’t know what day it is. I’m in the Indianapolis area speaking this week and have spoked to four groups in two days and this afternoon I’ll be speaking to another. I’m kind of exhausted. But...
Why You Need To Let Go And Be Thankful

Why You Need To Let Go And Be Thankful

There are times God’s goodness is simple. And real. And overwhelming.  This morning I woke up in my bed at a place called home. A place I take for granted. “Thank God if your kids are in your beds each night” I told women I spoke to this weekend. A...
Best of 2013: Why I (H-A-T-E) the Holidays:

Best of 2013: Why I (H-A-T-E) the Holidays:

I posted this article last year and was called by the Rikki Lake Show. While I didn’t hate the holidays enough to make the show, there were many responses that resonated with this post.  I have a love-hate relationship with the holidays.  It’s the...