Your Measuring Stick

The summer olympics kick off tonight and you can’t turn on the TV without seeing the athletes and hearing stories. I love it! I love the patriotism I feel when Team USA enters the arena. I love the celebratory mood that permeates every medal update. What I...

Spiritual Plans~Long in Demand, Short in Supply

photo © 2008 Tim Snell | more info (via: Wylio) I am a planner by nature. I have lists everywhere for everything. Making a plan usually satisfies an itch I have to be organized and to accomplish things. However, I have to confess that for a long time, as I set goals...

Growing Pains

photo © 2009 Edd Prince | more info (via: Wylio) We have a door frame in our house, on which I mark the heights of my children. We don’t necessarily have set times when we measure them. It seems like birthdays and the new year are good times to take measure, but...

Dream Giver

This morning a dear friend sent me a YouTube clip that reminded me how precious are our dreams. As a child, I had so many dreams of what life might be like when I grew up. I remember sitting on top of the corncob pile with my friend, Marlae, and planning my...

Dis-appointment

I’m afraid I’m limping back to my blog after a brief break. I’ve been working on some final projects for my master’s class. Last week I worked on researching the Scriptures to establish what the core Biblical principles were concerning topics...