Imagine sitting down to play a board game for the first time, but the other players keep telling you different rules and different ways to play the game. You wouldn’t know what to do. If you are as short-fused as me, you’re likely to get up from the table and simply walk away. Their confusion and … Read more 7 Reasons to Shout 4 Ways to Change Lives
Maybe you didn’t expect a “Mr. T” post on this holy day of Good Friday. Frankly, I didn’t either. I considered doing a Good Friday post to honor the sacrifice Jesus made for each of us today, but then I felt nudged by the Holy Spirit to continue with what came to mind on Wednesday, … Read more Was Mr. T Right? ~ I Pity the Fool!
Ok, stop signing the Frozen song…I know you were, but now it’s time to get into God’s Word! Last week we talked about how hurrying can lead us to make mistakes. Today, our Wisdom Wednesday is a bit of a turn on the fact that most of us do hurry through life. As I was reading … Read more 3 Ideas to “Let it Go!”
This picture is our son, Ethan, during the summer when he was five. You can’t tell by the picture how high he is, but let this Mom tell you that my heart was racing. It was a little bit dangerous. But…I let him climb. And…I prayed. Since we lost Austin to something as mundane as strep … Read more How You Can Choose Faith, Not Fear
Last night, Ethan and I were reading from his “Fun Bible Trivia for Kids” book and I thought there were a few items that would be fun for us to review for Funky Friday. Answers will be given at the end of this post, so don’t scroll down until you have your answers ready! Here we … Read more Funky Friday ~ Bible Trivia ~ Old Testament
Is this how you feel most days? Like you must run at super-human speed, racing through your day to get everything done that needs doing? I sure do. As soon as my eyes open, my brain starts trying to figure out how many things I can get done and in what order. The other day, … Read more 3 Ideas to Avoid the Mess that Hurry Makes
This is Austin Lee the day before his 3rd birthday. He picked out his birthday cake and made it mostly by himself…cracking the eggs and everything! I helped a little, of course, but he really tackled it. He was way too mature for his age. I am grateful now for his maturity because it allowed us to … Read more 3 Ideas to Help You Grab Gratitude and Push Out Pain
Is it important to watch what we say? Should we moderate what comes out of our mouth? A few of my recent posts have dealt with how we can decide to use our words to help situations (spread the honey) or stir up more disagreement among others (stir the pot). So, for your “Funky Friday” Bible … Read more Funky Friday ~ Tame my Tongue? Moderate my Mouth?
When I first started practicing law, we lived in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. We lived in Oklahoma for five wonderful years. I loved the people I worked with and the friends I met. People are just “real” in Oklahoma. Another thing I love about Oklahoma is the way people talk. I picked up the best phrases! One … Read more Wednesday Wisdom ~ Do You Stir the Pot or Spread the Honey?
This is a picture of me being goofy at our family reunion last summer. The question I get asked most often is, “how do you do it?” You see, at this reunion we would be missing my brother, Jeff, who died in a car accident in 1989, when he was 23. And, more recently, in 2008, … Read more Mighty Monday ~ What to do When Life Gives You a Sucker Punch ~ Part 1