Smoothing Out the Rough Edges

Admiration: “an emotion excited by a person or thing possessed of wonderful or high excellence.” (taken from Wiktionary). Respect: “good opinion, honor, or admiration” (taken from Wiktionary). As usually happens, when I ask God to start peeling back the layers in me that need to be fixed, He brings to light exactly the area HeContinue reading “Smoothing Out the Rough Edges”

Ruined Soup, Not Ruined Relationships

“Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.” Colossians 4:6 (NIV). In our family, I make dinner and therefore, my children help out by being responsible to clean up afterwards.  This usually allows me to finish up my work for the night asContinue reading “Ruined Soup, Not Ruined Relationships”

The Gift of Family Dinners – Part II

“Studies show that families who eat dinner together on a regular basis tend to produce offspring who are happier, healthier, and oftentimes more successful.” (   I had the privilege recently of connecting with a reader, Alison M., who came across my blog and the post titled, The Gift of Family Dinners.  She introduced meContinue reading “The Gift of Family Dinners – Part II”

Win one of my Devotionals: Facebook Contest

Happy Friday Friends:   I was thinking I would love to connect with more people via my Author Facebook page and came up with a fun way to do that.  For one week, I will run a contest.  From today, April 12th through Friday, April 19th, if you invite someone to like my page andContinue reading “Win one of my Devotionals: Facebook Contest”