My Private Time

My Private TimeAs a mom of a busy three year old and a needy infant, I don't seem to have much time to myself. I've been having a hard time remembering to find time to read my Bible. It isn't that I don't want to, I just forget....more

Squeezing God In

We recently went through the steps of registering our two youngest children for preschool that begins in the Fall.  I know, I hear you saying:  "What?  You register in January for classes that don't start until September?"  Yes, we do.  The faith-based preschool our two youngest children attend is not open during the Summer.  They follow the local public school calendar and are only open a few hours a day and only available for a couple of days a week.  It is more of a "morning out" than a day care facility.  During my boys' first chapel this ...more

When God Moves

Sometimes subtle, sometimes bigger than a blimp.  When God moves, do people notice?  Do they know it's Him?  Does Jeannine know?  Does Chris know?  Does Jean know?  Does Mo' know?  Does Sharon know?When God moves through me, do I notice?  Do I recognize His touch?  His words flowing from my mouth and the Spirit's intercession...I have to confess, I do not always recognize.Experiencing the blessing of knowing that God has used my tongue to touch someone's soul is an AMAZING thing.  "That's Paradise!"  A euphoria ...more

Are 19 Kids Too Many?

When are they gonna stop? ...more

Heartwarming Family Film: Letters to God

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Me, My Yorkie, and God

Seven years ago, my daughter, Kara Beth, who was sixteen at the time asked for a Labrador retriever for Christmas.  Her dad quickly reminded her that we lived in the church parsonage which was right by the church parking lot and that we just couldn’t have a Labrador retriever....more

Sappho Speaks: The Road Back To Religion and Agnosticism

What Would Sappho Say?Lectori Salutem! or L.S. (Greetings to the Reader!)...more

Spiritual Lessons from Elvis

Elvis was a red-eared slider turtle who graced our family with his presence until he died last September. He was almost 30 when he died, which is a long life for a turtle in captivity. He lived with us for not all, but many of those years, and in that time I grew to know Elvis as one of God's most extraordinary creatures. ...more

Mighty to Save

“Mighty to Save.”  Isaiah 63:1 ...more
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