Category Archives: Take heart!

Are you in Transition?

My husband and I took our “baby” girl to college this fall, we are officially “empty nesters”. As much as we miss the kids being home and the hustle and bustle of all their activities, we have actually settled into this new season pretty well… with lots of prayer support, grace, and strength.      Are you …

Carefree Crowd

  Nestled in a populated neighborhood along a cove, the log house was cool and cozy in the heat. We were thankful to have the extra beds, plenty of water, flushing toilets, and no surprises. All-swims are always a favorite! That’s when everyone puts on their life-jackets and we all swims from sunset until dark. One evening during an all-swim, …

Sudden Jolt in Your Direction

In the pitch black dark, our family of five packed in my Avalon with gifts and luggage, anticipating our Christmas celebration in Ohio. On the back road highway after driving for 30 minutes, something crashed on the hood of my car! My husband quickly slammed on the brakes, swerved right to avoid a second encounter…  with one big buck! Literally …

Reality of our Fears

Keeping a baby at age 40 something…  has been sweet and physically exhausting! I have been keeping my neighbor’s baby this winter; it has been a win-win situation. I conveniently live next door, and my neighbor’s schedule is flexible, allowing me to speak, lead prayer events, retreats, and travel. With the baby’s schedule napping …
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