Tag Archives: Inspiration & Devotion

PTL (Praise the Lord)

I was listening to one of my compilation CD’s the other day and the classic country song, “Make the World Go Away” came on.  I am revealing a lot about myself here, but I do occasionally like to listen to … Continue reading

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It is Written – A Journey Through the New Testament (4)

As I stated on Week 1, Christmas is often a time to be “frazzled”.  I have experienced the crush of mall shoppers, bustling by me to find that perfect gift for that special someone.  A recent poll indicated that the average person … Continue reading

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Dance Like No One is Watching

Confession time…again…I’m a Baptist and I like to dance!  Whew…just had to get that off my chest.  Now that I’ve admitted to it I need to add one more little comment…although I love to dance I don’t dance all that … Continue reading

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Common Ground

I have been a teacher all of my adult life.  (I know, I know, I’ve said that before), but God has allowed me to teach every age group through the years, either professionally or ministerially…from preschool to adult and so … Continue reading

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Godspeed

“How long is this going to take?”  I asked. “As long as it takes,”  he said. Whenever my husband answers a question like that I feel like throwing things at him.  Over the last thirty-five years or so, Charles has answered that … Continue reading

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Christmas Has Its Cradle, Easter Has Its Cross

One of my most favorite hymns is “Christmas Has It’s Cradle, Easter Has It’s Cross” by Rae E. Whitney.  Although probably sung most often at Christmas than at Easter, I think it is a hymn that is equally appropriate for both … Continue reading

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A Bird’s Eye View

I suppose when I married into the “Dove” family, I could have expected that “birds” (especially Doves) would somehow have a special place in my life.  Granted I am not a real fan of caged birds per se.  When I … Continue reading

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There is a time for everything…

I talked to a young Mom recently who shared that she would love to be able to sit down and write books like I have done but her life is way too hectic and frazzled with raising preschoolers.  I sensed … Continue reading

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Defining Moments

Thirty five years ago, (on June 2, 1979), I married my best friend.  He’s still my BFF (best friend forever)!  Charles and I met in the Canadian Armed Forces Reserves in Victoria, B.C.  As a lieutenant, he had been told that he … Continue reading

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Persistence Pays Off !

Think about a request you would like to make of God, but before you do, decide how this request will benefit God.  Will this request build up the Kingdom, will it have eternal consequences?  Those are questions I have been pondering upon for some time … Continue reading

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