Is Valentine’s Day Just Another Greeting Card Holiday?

What do you think–is Valentine’s Day just another holiday concocted by the greeting card companies?  Does it exist just to remind those without a special someone of that fact (as if the reminder were really necessary)? For the sake of argument I did a little research on the origin of more »

Understanding The Second Part of the Trinity

I’m sitting in my office.  It’s a Sunday afternoon.  I’m drinking my afternoon coffee pondering a passage of Scripture sitting in front of me on one of those daily inspirational desk thingies.  Will you join me as we explore together the truths of Scripture?   Will you allow God’s Word to take more »

Why Discomfort Is The Key To Becoming The Best You

  “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.”–E.E. Cumming Do you ever take a look back?  I recently began thinking about who I was when I moved to Huntsville, Alabama.  I was twenty-six, pregnant with our first child and taking on the ministry to fifth more »

What Are You Doing With the Empty Spaces in Your Life?

I don’t even know how to introduce this post.  I’ve sat in tears reading it because of the woman who so bravely wrote it.  Kari Long is one of my dearest friends in all the world.  Kari’s story is one of redemption and hope.  I am so honored to do more »

When Coffee Isn’t Just Coffee

Do you ever think to yourself…“I’m totally growing up!  It’s like I’m a real adult now!”?  Maybe you don’t think such thoughts, but this is a realization that comes to me pretty often.  I know…mid-30’s, married with 2 children seems like a good time to recognize myself as a grown-up. more »

The Not-So Redneck Way to Take Care of Armadillos

  I’m from the great state of Texas, where the state animal is an armadillo.  Yes, someone thought Texans were best represented by a nasty, armored rodent.  I’m super-proud.  :/  Truthfully, I am almost annoyingly proud to be a Texan.  However, I had never experienced armadillos in Texas the way more »