Exciting News!

I am SO EXCITED to announce that The Wake-up Prayer children’s picture book releases this Friday, January 19!! It teaches kids (about ages 2-7) how to pray at the beginning of their day and that God is with them and helps them throughout the day. Did you grow up praying the children’s prayer, “Now I…

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What’s So Merry About Christmas?

What’s so merry about Christmas? It’s the third week of Advent, which is about joy. I know for many it’s difficult to feel the “joy” of the season. For several years I dreaded this supposed cheerful time. I stopped putting up a tree and other previously beloved decorations. I just wanted to skip Christmas, hide…

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Overwhelmed?

Is anyone else feeling overwhelmed lately? Sometimes things just seem to be too much. Whether due to physical ailments, financial or relational situations, our to-do lists running off the page, or the state of our country and world, it’s easy to become overwhelmed. Many things seem out of our control, and it can discourage and…

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Our God is a Mighty Fortress

What does it mean that God is a mighty fortress? While I appreciate hymns very much, I like the simpler language and musical style of the contemporary Christian music. However, at a recent writers conference, the old hymn, “A Mighty Fortress is Our God” was sung, which I hadn’t heard in a long time. It…

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Keep Praying

What do we do when life is messed up? What do we do when things seem worse instead of better? Life can be that way sometimes. Jesus told us in the world we would have troubles, and that He would overcome (John 16:33). But what do we do in the meantime? It’s interesting to look…

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Is There Hope for America?

Hi Friends, Do you ever feel discouraged or hopeless for America? There sure is a whole lot of crazy going on. Is there hope for America? Is there anything we can do, or have things gone too far? For sure, we are in a spiritual war, as it says in Ephesians 6:12 – For we…

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Revival?

Could I be gut honest for a moment? Many of us have been praying for awakening and revival for a long time. As our nation grows spiritually darker, the need for renewal blazes brighter. What’s being called a revival broke out at Asbury University in Wilmore, Kentucky, on February 8, 2023. As of this writing,…

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Re-imagine Prayer

Here we are–already past Thanksgiving and on to Christmas (well, some of you were on to Christmas before Thanksgiving). I hope you found many blessings for which to give thanks to the Lord. One of the things I was blessed with recently is the opportunity to be interviewed on the Reimagine Network. It got me…

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Thanksgiving Blessings

Just a short note to say, “Thanksgiving blessings to you!” I am so thankful for your support! You are truly a blessing to me. With so many voices out there to listen to, I am sincerely grateful you’ve chosen to be here! It is my hope to encourage you and that together we can strengthen…

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As You Prepare Your Table…

We’re coming up to Thanksgiving, and many of us will prepare our “table” for the big feast. However, I think it’s safe to say we won’t be inviting our enemies (well, maybe there’s just that one family member…). I wish I could see your fall table decorations and taste your favorite savory side dish, but…

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