What is Your Natural Gift?

Have you ever thought you must have been standing in the wrong line when God handed out natural talents? Are you like me wondering what in the world your natural ability is much less your spiritual gift? Jill Briscoe in the book, “Here Am I Lord, Send Someone Else!” reminded me God has given usContinue reading “What is Your Natural Gift?”

10 Ways to Avoid Overspending this Christmas

My first Christmas in the military I was so excited to return home to Florida.  At my station in Colorado, there were many unique shops with handmade pottery.  Micheal Garmin was a fantastic artist who created beautiful sculptures.  There was one in particular that I wanted to purchase for my husband (then boyfriend). It wasContinue reading “10 Ways to Avoid Overspending this Christmas”

Honoring Mom When It Hurts

Tucked away beneath my pink t-shirt, hidden by my brown jacket is a necklace.  It belongs to my mother although she wasn’t the one who gave it to me.  My necklace is ordinary.  It is not beautiful or valuable, but I wear it every day.  It reminds me of a broken dream and the hopeContinue reading “Honoring Mom When It Hurts”

An Unexpected Gift

Mysterious guests arrive at Mamaw’s house every year on Christmas Eve.  The men and women usually stay on the outskirts of the family conversation.   They are quiet observers of all the excitement the season stirs up.  People call it hospitality in the South.  And it is fast becoming a lost tradition.  But every child born in ourContinue reading “An Unexpected Gift”