Monthly Archives: November 2013

“The greatest challenge facing Bible believing American Christians is not persecution from the world but seduction by the world.” ~ C. J. Mahaney This morning I listened to a sermon by Pastor David Platt. I have read David Platt’s books, … Continue reading

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The Heartbreak of Love

Yesterday was the 4th anniversary of the death of a young man who played soccer with my son. He was 17 years old and was killed when a drunk driver, driving without headlights on at night crossed the center line and … Continue reading

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Predictability…or Not

Do you like roller coasters? I love them! There has never been a coaster that I have met that has scared me away from climbing into one of its cars, pulling down the lap bar, and hanging on for dear … Continue reading

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Discontentment

“I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty … Continue reading

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Thankfulness Post Day 17: My Job

Today it would make sense for my thankfulness post to be about my daughter Sara since it is her birthday. I already did a post for her though and repeating that would not make sense. So, today I choose to write … Continue reading

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Thankfulness Post Day 15: My Sister

Today I am writing my thankfulness post about my older–much older–sister. Her name is Joanne. Jo is the oldest of my parents’ kids. She is also the only one who will get a thankfulness post. There are reasons for that … Continue reading

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Thankfulness Post Day 14: Music

I know I missed a day yesterday. It had nothing to do with being ungrateful at all. I have not been feeling well and simply could not muster up the energy yesterday to type. Even if I had the energy, … Continue reading

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Thankfulness Post Day 12: My Mom

Today I am thankful for the amazing lady I call “Mom”. Indulge me for a few moments while I brag about her. Describing my mom is a difficult task. For those of you who know her, you understand what I … Continue reading

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Thankfulness Post Day 11: Freedom

Ok. I vowed I wouldn’t add to the throng of people who have already filled up my news feed on Facebook and Twitter expressing their thanks to our veterans. It isn’t that I am not thankful to veterans; I am … Continue reading

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Thankfulness Post Day 10: My Dad

Today as we were driving home from church, the smell of an outdoor fire drifted into the car. My mind was transported back to my earlier years growing up in Western New York. As a child, I grew up in … Continue reading

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