Let Him Love You

“See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are!” 1 John 3:1, NIV I’ve used a hand held mixer for almost 30 years. And it’s helped me mix some delicious batters for others to enjoy … plus me! I appreciated […]

Mortifying Moments & How to Avoid a Major One

We’ve all had them: mortifying moments. Recently as I stirred a huge pot of chili, I recalled one such moment in my life. I was a fairly new wife who covered every detail before company arrived—like cleaning the entire house and working on the meal. One particular day, we hosted my husband’s aunt, uncle, and cousin. I think […]

Drawing Near: Able to Forgive

Dear Readers, Holidays can bring out the best in us … and the worst. As we find ourselves enmeshed in all that Christmas involves, undoubtedly we’ll face relationship issues as well. Today’s prayer addresses this unfortunate reality and our need to forgive. It’s true: another person’s brokenness can unravel the fabric of our hearts. Tear us. […]