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?
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
Friends Sharing the images of our family time over the past couple of weeks. I am thankful for every moment of togetherness, and for God’s great grace that grants me such joy. As we move into this week of Thanksgiving, what are you thankful for? +++ So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Thankful
Friends As I travel through this season of Thanksgiving, I offer thanks to our Lord for my dear friends and precious loved ones who have rejoiced with me in the sunshine and stood with me through the dark days. What a blessing you have been to my life! Dedicating this message to my Auntie Sandra … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Balcony
Friends Are you near a window this morning? Can you step outside? Look, listen! God’s Glory is all around you. Sing for joy and give thanks for a new day! +++ The birds of the sky nest by the waters; they sing among the branches. Psalm 104:12 - NIV The birds are at it again. … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Birdsong
Friends Today, I am reminded of a family reunion trip we took a few years ago where my fearless son Jonathan talked the rest of us into taking a leap of faith. What challenge is awaiting you this morning? Will you turn away in fear or step out in faith? +++ For I know the … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Jump Rock
Friends Life is full of sad things. We often wonder why it has to be this way. Even still, God is sovereign and He knows our pain. He weeps with us and calls us to place our trust in Him. He will see us through. +++ Why am I discouraged? Why is my heart so … Continue reading Monday Motivation: His Glory
Friends Happy Father’s Day! Thank you to all the fathers and grandfathers who love their children well and search for ways to connect with them. Their time and attention to the needs and interests of their children sends a powerful message of love. +++ Every time I think of you, I give thanks to my … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Connections