What Is a Normal Family?

Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.—1 Corinthians 13:7

My husband came home from work one day and mentioned he had to go to my birthplace, Washington, D.C., on business for three days. Would I like to take the opportunity to go see my dad an hour outside town?

I had prayed for a chance to see (more…)

Too Late to Say You’re Sorry

This is going to be a very difficult post for me to write. I don’t want to write it, but I must. I feel compelled by the Holy Spirit to reach out to someone out there whose life is teetering on a precipice, someone who is ready to give up.
Maybe that’s you. Maybe it’s someone you know.
For me, it was my (more…)

Of falling birds, belly-up fish and other freaky happenings: How God gets our attention

Let me begin by saying that, yes, I do remember that I promised to talk about what God has brought me through. I am a woman of my word. We’ll get there. But first let’s talk about the headlines.

Seriously, now, who is totally freaked out by all the reports of birds falling dead from the sky by the thousands, of teems (more…)