The Jesus I See in You

I was seated in a hard chair against the wall in the waiting area during my sons’ music lessons when the text from my husband came. I couldn’t stifle the gasp when I read it was time to euthanize our faithful family dog. A sweet woman moved purposefully over to my side when she noticed […]

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Finding Control

Finding Control in Chaos

I don’t know about you, but finding control often seems just out of my reach. And there’s noting like a military move to prove it! ********* Military Moves Every couple of years the Army awards a contact to a moving company that will come and pack up all our worldly possessions and move them to […]

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Change Me

Change is hard. Just ask anybody who learned to type on a typewriter how they feel about the reemergence of the one space after a period rule. I have had to retrain my right thumb to strike that long space bar key just one single time from the double tap to which it is has […]

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All the things I’m not.

I’m not always the most patient, loving or attentive wife. Or mother. Or friend, sister or daughter. I don’t have even a hint singing or dancing talent. I’m not a terribly skilled housekeeper. I don’t always work out as much as I’d like or make the healthiest food choices and  I’m certainly not the size or shape I’d like […]

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How do you spread the seeds of faith?

Have you noticed all the blooming beauties decorating the fields? How could you miss them? My husband might say I’m a little obsessed. However, he was sweet enough to not only indulge me with a tour of the Botanical Gardens on our trip to Corpus Christi a few weeks ago, but also pulled over every 5 miles or so during part […]

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How does God speak to you?

How does God speak to you? That is the question a friend asked me last week. My off-the-cuff answer was something along the lines of getting quiet, stilling my mind and the noises of the world and then listening. I said I usually feel Him communicate with me when I am outside admiring His great […]

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