In the Blink of an Eye

During this season of life, Sunday mornings are quite relaxing. After 30 years of actively serving the local church, it’s a nice change from the typical hustle and bustle of a minister’s home on Sunday mornings. My husband is currently serving as interim pastor at a church that has two morning services, one at 8:00 … [Read more…]

Dear Carrie. . . .

Several weeks ago, my nephew’s wife was ordained to the ministry. Shortly before her ordination, she wrote me and said, “If you have any words of wisdom to send a new minister, I’d welcome them anytime.” So Carrie, this post is for you. Thirty-eight years ago today, May 20, I married my best friend. When … [Read more…]

Dealing with Disappointment

Anticipation – the action of anticipating something; expectation or prediction. Disappointment – the feeling of sadness or displeasure caused by the nonfulfillment of one’s hopes or expectations. It’s safe to say that anticipation, expectation and disappointment are closely intertwined for anyone who travels a journey of grief. Simply put, disappointment is what happens when expectation … [Read more…]

Bound to Come Some Trouble

What’s your favorite Bible verse? I know. It’s hard to pick just one. So, what is one of your favorite verses? Got it? OK, let’s see if your verse was one of the top five verses shared last year worldwide via email, text and social media. According to an article in Christianity Today, the following … [Read more…]