1 Apr 2007

The Week Before Easter

STOP!! BE STILL!! And BE THANKFUL!! This week is an incredible week in the life of the believer. Today begins the final week of Christ’s life leading up to the cross. Do not let the crowds and the noise take you away from the truth and meaning of what CHRIST did when He died for...
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25 Mar 2007

Enjoy the Giggle!

This week Jim and I had the privilege of keeping Lauren and Emily as Brian and Sarah went to Guatemala to visit their new baby girl. The time was wonderful but so FULL! As I sit and reflect on all that we enjoyed this week, I am so very thankful for the simple things. Their...
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18 Mar 2007

It Does Not Make Sense!

This weekend has been very difficult as Jim and I have sought to comfort a young couple at the news of their son’s death. Deven Tyree was only two. The loss is great and words do not make sense, but one thing is sure, God can be trusted. He can be trusted in pain and...
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11 Mar 2007

I Want to THRIVE!!

This weekend I finished a book called Run With the Bulls Without Getting Trampled by Tim Irwin. The purpose of the book is to outline qualities that I need to understand in order to thrive at work. I love my work. I always have. I loved the work of homeschooling and now I am enjoying...
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4 Mar 2007

Personal Declaration

As we wrapped up our final parent meeting this week, the LORD truly did a work in many hearts and lives as a result of the stories told by Mike and Jo Stroup, Tammy Hanson, and Kaley Crebs. The theme of God’s faithfulness was so evident but there was also a truth that I want...
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25 Feb 2007

Reflective Thoughts

Two powerful parent meetings marked this week. The stories that were told by Mike and Jo Stroup, Tammy Hanson, and Kaley Crebs have had a profound impact on many lives. For those who will be attending on Tuesday night, you will be blessed. This would be a great meeting to bring your spouse or a...
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19 Feb 2007

God is Faithful!

The overload has hit and you are wondering how in the world you will ever finish the rest of the school year. Who talked you into this thing called homeschooling anyway? Are there really rewards that you will reap if you just stay the course? You bet there are! I am convinced that the relationships...
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18 Feb 2007

God is Faithful!

The overload has hit and you are wondering how in the world you will ever finish the rest of the school year. Who talked you into this thing called homeschooling anyway? Are there really rewards that you will reap if you just stay the course? You bet there are! I am convinced that the relationships...
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5 Feb 2007

Don’t Miss It!

Today I’ve spent time reading a book called, “Better Than Good” by Zig Ziglar. It’s been incredibly inspiring and I have enjoyed every reading minute. In Chapter 16, Zig included a profound story from a Beth Moore book called “Further Still.” It is a story that I have read before; however, it still has a...
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29 Jan 2007

I Dare YOU!

Do you remember when as a child someone would say to you, “I dare you to . . . (you fill in the blank)? I remember when those words were said to me, I would get very determined to do whatever I was being challenged to do. This year I have a sense more than...
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