Friends In this new year, are you yearning for more? Does your life feel empty? Meaningless? Are you worn out and weary? We all struggle with these feelings from time to time. The cries of our culture nurture a sense of dissatisfaction. When our eyes are focused on the things of this world, we grow … Continue reading Monday Motivation: God Alone
Friends On this Monday morning, I send a shout out to the wonderful women of “WOW” at Living Word Lutheran Church in The Woodlands, Texas. For several years, these “Women of the Word” have been faithful supporters of my writing, sharing my Monday Motivations with friends and family, even reading some of my messages at … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Stories
Friends Are you ready for a new way to begin the new year? Are you up for a challenge? I’m hoping you will join me. Read on and get ready! +++ Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Philippians 4:4-5 … Continue reading Monday Motivation: What’s The Word?
FriendsHappy New Year! 2020 is upon us. The coming of a new year offers the opportunity to reflect and respond. Here’s what I’m pondering as we start another year together. +++ “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Love One Another
FriendsWishing you great blessings as we begin the new year. May God's perfect peace and unfailing love give you immense joy and a confident hope as we step forward into 2020! "I pray that God, the source of hope, will fill you completely with joy and peace because you trust in him. Then you will … Continue reading Happy New Year!
Friends I hope your holidays have been a special time with family and friends. This time of year brings joy and connection, but it can also be a time of sorrow as we remember loved ones who are missing from our holiday gatherings. Today, I honor the memory of my dear friend Hilda Isley who … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Best Mommy Moment
"For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace." Isaiah 9:6 - NIV Joy to the world! The Lord is come! Wishing you and your family a blessed Christmas! … Continue reading Merry Christmas!
Friends The wait is almost over. The day is almost here. May your homes be filled with joy and peace as you share the glad tidings of Christmas with your dear loved ones. Happy Anniversary to my wonderful parents as they celebrate 61 years together! Isn’t that awesome? +++ And there were shepherds living out … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Watching & Waiting
Friends Check your calendars. It’s December 16th. There are only eight days left to get ready for Christmas! Yes, eight days! Are you frantic now? Is your heart racing? Is your mind swirling with all the items on your holiday to do list? You are not alone. Me too... +++ Peace I leave with you; … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Rush
Friends As we journey through Advent, let us look for the Savior. Let us not miss the miracle, but be overcome with joy as we contemplate the wondrous grace of our God. +++ This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.” Luke 2:12 … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Notice