Parenting Plans

Construction projects take a lot of planning. No one would jump into building a home with just the knowledge acquired from having lived in a house. Yet people become moms and dads because a baby is born. With the birth of a baby, a myth is born. That fable tells parents that parenting knowledge comesContinue reading “Parenting Plans”

Faith Stories: From Suicidal Despair to Living for a Legacy

Every life has a story, and every life has impact on others.  Walk with my friend as he found his way from despair to hope–and seeks to help others do the same! Proverbs tells us that without vision, the people perish: God used some interesting lenses to focus the eyes of Tim…lenses one might expectContinue reading “Faith Stories: From Suicidal Despair to Living for a Legacy”

Faith Stories: Glimpsing God in the Garden

Not every life story is about a challenge.  Part of our legacy flows from the things we love!  Look for God in the things you love.  For example, I love to garden: bringing order and beauty to a plot of dirt reminds me of the blessings of cultivating spiritual life. A healthy, vibrant garden–earthly or spiritual–requires persistent effort:Continue reading “Faith Stories: Glimpsing God in the Garden”

Your Story Matters!

God makes NO JUNK and he wastes no story. Have you taken the time to write your story of faith? You need to…for you and for others! Hebrews 11:2 tells us Jesus is the author and perfecter of our faith; He writes amazing stories.  In your story, you are the apple of His eye.  SometimesContinue reading “Your Story Matters!”

Do I Have a Story?

Stories…everyone has one!  But with all there is to do in life, why take the time to write my story?   Because there will never be another you!  God has placed within you and the frame of your life, a unique glimpse of Himself.  Share it with others as a conversation…share it as a friend onContinue reading “Do I Have a Story?”

Faith Story: Seeing His Glory In a Shattered Home

Commit thy way unto the LORD; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass. Psalms 37:5 The devil specializes in sneak attacks. A deacon, a Sunday school teacher and husband to a faithful women’s leader, Jim never saw the battle line forming. In fact, his plans included only rejoicing and celebrating. Having renewedContinue reading “Faith Story: Seeing His Glory In a Shattered Home”

Healing the Past

“This is what the past is for! Every experience God gives us, every person he puts in our lives is the perfect preparation for the future that only he can see.”   Corrie Ten Boom   Making Peace with the Past Like it or not, our past is part of us. It doesn’t have to defineContinue reading “Healing the Past”