Being Prepared

It’s time. It’s time to realize our country, heck, our world, is not going back to normal. Not anytime soon, anyway. So, what’s a girl to do? Get your house in order. What do I mean by that? Turn off Netflix for a minute and pay attention. Get your house in order. The list below…

Whaddya Know

When people are going against popular opinion at great risk to their personal reputation, livelihood, and even safety, you have to wonder why. If there is no reward other than a conscience compelled by truth, maybe it’s time to start listening. Such was the case with the first followers of Jesus. If Jesus did not…

Glass Backwards

Do you ever see pictures of yourself and think “Well, poop.”? Ben and I both have mirrors over our dressers and of course over the sink in the bathroom, but the woman I see in family photos recently looks more like a “before” picture than an “after”. It’s easy to forget and think it’s not…

Real Men Wear Pants

Today I am going to broach my most controversial blog topic yet.. Christian women, what if we let our husbands be the head of the home? I just made a weird sound in my throat. Because this one is hard for me. Try doing your own thing for thirty-nine years, marrying someone who wasn’t even…

Start Here

I love the part in the Bible where the disciples just went about their normal lives and tried to be “nice”. They never offended anyone, and they got lots of “likes” on their encouraging and inclusive Facebook posts. Man, they were likeable guys. That’s not how it really went down, though, is it? That story…

What a Character!

In twelve years she will be an adult. The same girl who told me last night she didn’t feed the cat because her ears weren’t working when I asked her. It’s crazy to think about. On one hand, it feels like we have so much time left with her. She’s still finishing out her kindergarten…

Going, Going, …

Do you ever wonder how you’re going to die? I don’t. Not really. I assume it won’t be in an accident or a dramatic illness, but that’s only because I don’t have a diagnosis and I can’t see the tractor trailer from my leather recliner. It’s going to happen, though. We do what we can,…

I can’t lie..

Let me jump right in. We are being played by the media. This “virtual reality“ we’ve been living in since 2019 has separated us from real people, and we’ve spent way too much time on Facebook and Twitter, allowing the loudest voices to shape our view of current events. A steady diet of news networks…

Don’t Be Stupid

The devil is a beautiful woman. Can you imagine being invited into a filthy living room with cracked out junkies gathered around a bag of heroin? Would you take a seat on a frayed couch next to a couple dead bodies and be ready to party? No.  You would gather with the beautiful people, though,…

What about your friends?

“You should just sleep with him, then.” This is a direct quote from one of my well-meaning friends. I was explaining my struggle of still being attracted to my ex but knowing that he wasn’t right for me. Um…no. Having a no- strings-attached physical relationship buddy (haha) might sound reasonable to a lot of people,…