“We” are They…

“We” are They…

Once again, as terrible world events continue to grieve our hearts, I am pressing in to hear what God has to say. I am leaning close to receive His comfort and be kept safe in his warm embrace. I don’t know about you, but many times when I am angry, hurt,...
Seasons Change

Seasons Change

There are times in our lives that it seems that we are running a 20K marathon with no end of a rest stop. The days are so full and the nights even more so. We didn’t think that we could ever be busier and yet more is being put on our plates. Early morning and late...
Joy Lessons Learned from a Loud Class

Joy Lessons Learned from a Loud Class

The music played loudly. The chatter was even louder as the students tried to be heard above the other noise and each other! They weren’t in trouble and they weren’t creating trouble. If you only listened and didn’t observe you might not have thought...
In The Not Knowing…Knowing

In The Not Knowing…Knowing

As I look back on the weekend that has just past and think on the Easter story, I am reminded of times in my life where I expected a different outcome than I was experiencing. The disciples had walked with Jesus and truly believed He was the Messiah- then He died. He...
Ready

Ready

The last few days I have been thinking about life and death…about the time we have been given. It really is short and we have to be ready. My friend lost her son suddenly. One moment he was here, laughing and enjoying life and the next moment he was gone. I was...
Strict = Mean? Or Is It Strictly Love?

Strict = Mean? Or Is It Strictly Love?

I was sitting in my desk when I overheard a conversation between a few students in my class. They were not happy with me and could only express themselves in their childlike way and with the vocabulary they had. In that moment, I was defined as mean! It was okay. I...