What Frightens You?

What frightens you? We are surrounded by the dangerous, difficult and unknown every single day. And sometimes knowing multiplies our fear. Skiing was fun, before I learned how painful snow can be. I became a lot less confident about driving in Central Texas after my husband was broadsided less than a mile from home last […]

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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 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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What are you waiting for?

Have you ever been promised something amazing but found yourself waiting and wondering when it would arrive? Sometimes, getting what we want doesn’t come as quickly as a package ordered on Amazon Prime and shipped via FedEx. About three years ago, after much prayerful consideration and study, God called me to start this craft business. I combed […]

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But God I…

“But, I didn’t hear you.” “I’m too tired.” “But first I need to…” “I don’t know how.” “But whyyyy??” My kids consistently fall back on these excuses when I have told them to do something they are less than thrilled about. If I had to guess, I’d say I probably used the same ones as […]

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We can’t get there from here…

As a girl growing up in Northern Virginia, we took family vacations all up and down the East coast.  Every once in a while we would struggle to get from point A to point B, and my Dad would exclaim, “We can’t get there from here!”  This was back in the days before GPS and […]

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