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Ready or Not, Here I Come! Part 1

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The title of today’s post may remind you of hide and seek, a childhood game you used to play. As soon as the seeker finishes counting, he or she yells, “Ready or not, here I come!” and begins searching for everyone who is hiding. The first one found is the loser and he or she […]

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How Many Were Crucified with Christ? If Your Answer Is”Two,” This Post Will Surprise You

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Today is Good Friday, the day that Christians around the world commemorate Jesus Christ’s crucifixion and death at Calvary over 2000 years ago. I plan to pull out my DVD, The Passion of the Christ, and watch it once again in order to remember the horrific price my Savior paid so that I could enjoy […]

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A Book Review on Peter Lord’s “Turkeys & Eagles”

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Just because a book has been in print for almost thirty years doesn’t mean it packs a less powerful punch for those who read it today. Although I have read and recommended many books to others, this is the first review I’ve ever written. If you are a seasoned book reviewer, I am apologizing ahead […]

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Kids Say the Darndest Things

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A little over a year ago, we took our son and his family out to eat at a local restaurant to celebrate his thirty-first birthday. As everyone with small children knows, public dining can oftentimes be a less than pleasurable experience–especially when our pint-sized dinner companions aren’t getting their own way and/or it’s close to […]

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The Greatest Love Song of All Time

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In this post, I will be sharing an excerpt from my book, His Banner Over Me Is Pursuing Love, about the greatest love song of all time. In the opening line of the Song of Solomon, King Solomon introduces and commends the Song, naming himself as the author:  The Song of Songs, which is Solomon’s … […]

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The Most Important Verse in the Bible

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We see it plastered on billboards, painted on signs being waved by fans in football stadiums and also on some of the players’ faces. It’s one of the first verses we memorize as children in Sunday school. Most Americans have been exposed to what I believe is the most important verse in the Bible–John 3:16. […]

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Your Love Story With Jesus Is Way Better Than a Fairy Tale!

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It is no coincidence that we in America and other parts of the world are obsessed with weddings. The dream of finding our one true love is paramount in the hearts and minds of women and men all over the world. In April 2011, the world was buzzing with excitement over the impending wedding of […]

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What You See Isn’t Always What You Get

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Right before I turned 51, Steven asked me if there was anything in particular that I wanted for my birthday. Gifts is one of his love languages so he loves to give and get them. Most of the time, I can’t think of anything I want or need. But this particular time I told him […]

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The Key to Living a Happy Christian Life

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Are you a believer in Christ, but have this gnawing feeling that something is missing from your life? You can’t quite put your finger on it. All you know is that you aren’t experiencing the love, joy, and peace that other believers seem to be experiencing. You’re not alone. I’ve felt it, too, and would […]