Learning to be More Intentional

“All you need to say is simply ‘Yes’ or ‘No’…” Matthew 5:37a (NIV)   In 2017, God has been teaching me how to be intentional with my “yes” and firm with my “no.”  Okay, to be completely honest, this is a lesson God has been inviting me to learn for about five years now, butContinue reading “Learning to be More Intentional”

What the Auto Repair Shop Taught Me

“Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for whoever loves others has fulfilled the law.” Romans 13:8 (NIV)   At the beginning of the school year, we had to take our car in to get the wheel well welded.  The inner wheel well had rusted away and everyone weContinue reading “What the Auto Repair Shop Taught Me”

Listening is Much More Than Simply Hearing

“Post this at all the intersections, dear friends: Lead with your ears, follow up with your tongue, and let anger straggle along in the rear.” James 1:19 (The Message)   Several years ago God showed me I had improvements to make in the listening arena.  I thought, though, I was making progress with positive stepsContinue reading “Listening is Much More Than Simply Hearing”

I Had the Privilege of Being Interviewed on Never… Ever… Give Up Hope

I had the privilege of being a guest on Never… Ever… Give Up Hope, a radio show hosted by Carol Graham that is heard internationally.  She interviewed me about the circumstances of how I ended up publishing Hope During Heartache. If you’re interested in listening, here is the link:  https://neverevergiveuphopenet.blogspot.ca/2018/01/there-can-be-hope-during-devastating.html Thank you, Carol, for havingContinue reading “I Had the Privilege of Being Interviewed on Never… Ever… Give Up Hope”