I have been reminded of your sincere faith, which first lived in your grandmother Lois and in your mother Eunice and, I am persuaded now lives in you also. For this reason I remind you to fan into flame the gift of God, which is in you…(2 Timothy 1:5-6). When I was a little girl… Read More Mississippi Mud Cake: My Mom’s love language
Then all the people left, each for his own home, and David returned home to bless his family (1 Chronicles 16:43). I grew up on the dusty plains of Southwest Oklahoma and Northern Texas. We lived on the border, so you can say I grew up in Texhoma. That’s what they call it… Read More Sometimes we need to go Home…
The Cotton Exchange, downtown Wilmington, NC This Christmas season seemed to be extra crazy. I heard myself saying with my outside voice, “I am so ready for Christmas to get here so I can be done!” As soon as the words rolled out of my mouth I desperately wanted to rewind them back. I was… Read More Next Year’s Christmas: What will you do differently?
I missed it. I missed the Charlie Brown Thanksgiving show! It’s one of my favorite memories. We only had three stations. So, it wasn’t difficult back then to find the show you wanted. I can still smell the aroma of the pies and yummies being baked in the kitchen the night before Thanksgiving as I… Read More Deja`vu: No Hole Focus (Yes, you read this last year)
I have done almost everything I said I would never do. One of those nevers was that I would never date much less marry a man in the military.That was my stance when I was hired to teach school in Killeen, TX. Before I moved to one of the largest army posts in the country to teach middle school… Read More Never Say Never