Something amazing and still quite unbelievable happened – my oldest daughter graduated from high school this week! She’ll be leaving our home in less than two months for college. I’ve had seventeen years to prepare her for this transition and milestone. Did I do a good job? Is she ready? I get emotional just thinking … Continue reading Who Determines Your Worth or Significance?
As Kassadi has been recovering from her knee surgery, Kennedi has been participating in a virtual sports camp with Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), an organization that she joined last year. I was excited for her to have the experience, as her summer plans of running track and attending a college summer camp had been … Continue reading Change Your Focus, Change Your Life
Today I’m sharing a story I still am in awe of and find it kind of surreal every time I talk about it. I refer to it as the Triple A Miracle - Amazing, Astonishing and Astounding If you’ve been following us since the beginning, you know that our initial blogs detailed Kennedi’s injury and … Continue reading When a Setback Happens to be a Setup for Your Miracle
We are a couple of weeks into the new year and new decade. How are all the New Year fast-ers making out? Have you completed your commitment, are you almost to the finish line, or fasting for the entire month? Were there any prayer requests you had to give completely over to the Lord during … Continue reading Can You REALLY Let Go?
My daughter Kennedi closed out 2019 by attending the Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ (FCA) Leadership Camp. It was an absolutely amazing camp (her words) held at the ridiculously awesome sports facility in Lancaster, PA, called the Spooky Nook. During the camp, the attendees were given a guide about the importance of morning quiet time with … Continue reading Are You Properly Charged For Today? Or Are You Still Drained From Yesterday?
We made it to 2020! Consider a special fast to kick off the new year, new decade, new season, and new YOU! There is a reward on the other side of your fast.
Another Christmas is in the books. What did the day really mean to you? Christmas signifies different things to different people - giving gifts, family, goodwill to others, celebrations, and the birth of Jesus. For many people it is a combination of multiple meanings. What was your primary focus for the day? Who or what … Continue reading The Day After…Did You Open All Your Gifts?
A friend once joked that all my blogs have happy endings. I don’t necessarily think that is true, as my life isn’t particularly always going in the direction I desire, but I do try to find the victory that is within everything I face. Or at least something to be thankful for. This is one … Continue reading When the Answer Devastates You
At some point in our lives, most of us have sat in a doctor’s office, and they have ordered testing for information about a concerning matter. Any time we have a medical test, there is always the possibility of unfavorable news and a life changing report coming back. How do you usually respond? For me, … Continue reading The Key for Test Preparation (No, Not That Kind of Test!)
On Saturday, I attended the memorial service for a loved one. I chatted with relatives as we waited for the service to begin. After a while, my sister called me over, with a look of concern. I asked what was wrong, thinking something had happened to another family member. She shared that there was an … Continue reading What Will Be Said About You Once You Have Left This Earth?