Are You in Chains?


“I will break the yoke of bondage from your neck and tear off the chains…”                                    Nahum 1:13 Say what? This verse from the old testament prophet spoke of the ancient oppression of the Assyrians. The Lord promised his people that their freedom would come from his hand. So what does that have to do … More Are You in Chains?

Why Are You Angry?


Anger is a secondary emotion. That what the workbook I use to lead women through a study on relationships says. The truth of that statement recently catapulted me into a season of discovering the source of my anger. And that what feels like anger isn’t always…well, anger. The inexplicable rage that builds like a volcano … More Why Are You Angry?

Looking Deeper


It’s been a rough week. Symptoms of illness have flared again, leaving me discouraged and depressed. In addition, current circumstances are less than desirable. Can I confess that as a result, I’ve been having a hard time getting excited about Christmas? But God has a way of flipping my perspective.  Two days ago, I sat … More Looking Deeper

Just Say Yes


An EX-Buccaneer named Baxter. I just spent a week participating in a VBS day camp put on by our church and watching my husband, Brendan, be transformed by playing the role of a buccaneer named Baxter in the assembly portion of this event. He thrilled the audience with his lively, dramatic gestures and accent — … More Just Say Yes