Category Archives: Character

Marriage and Misery Don’t Have to be Synonymous

As an engaged couple preparing to wed, Mark and I were inundated with warnings that one day, we would have a fight. You can always count on seasoned married folk…

When it’s Hard to Get Back Up

I was surprised when tears began to flow down my cheeks as I expressed my discontent with myself to my husband. I knew I was sad, lethargic, lacking discipline and…

The Power of a Prayer Request: Zane’s Arrival

It’s been two whole months since my son made his dramatic and premature entrance into this world. It’s hard to believe time can pass so quickly –that the little 3lb….

In a Pair of Wal-Mart Sneakers

Moseying through Wal-Mart the other day my eyes landed on a familiar pair of sneakers. A feather light pair of gray men’s shoes with velcro fasteners, priced at a mere…

He’s Worth It

I smiled to myself when I heard a newly married wife recounting the immaculate breakfast she made for her husband. Heaps of sausage and bacon, scrambled eggs, waffles and orange…

Unbearable

“God will never put you through more than you can handle.” If I’ve heard it once, I’ve heard it a thousand times. These are words that glide off the vast…

When Hormones Hijack Your Emotions

Quickbooks 2015. A brand new install, sleek and powerful and ready for a new school year. Honestly, it couldn’t get much better than this. The grand features and brightly colored…

Where Fear & Faith Switch

I heard someone say recently, that no matter how brave people seem, every person has a fear. It may be heights, or death, or the IRS, or losing your job,…

She Wears Pink Glasses

Mixed up in a pile of drawings from my grade school years, is a crayon portrait of my mother, and a list of facts about her. “My Mom wears draw…

Are You Ready for Church?

Comb your hair, straighten your tie and pull your suit jacket on. Strap on your heels, dust your hair with a final cloud of hairspray and take one last look…