When Celebrating Thanksgiving is Hard

Empty Chairs . . . I love the turkey, giblet gravy, cranberry sauce, dressing, and green bean casserole. I embrace the cooler weather, gold and garnet leaves, and the almost naked trees. I love football and the Thanksgiving parade with Santa at the end, and I love gathering with family and friends–whoever can come. But […]

When God Tells You to Be Patient

[Don’t miss the giveaway at the end!] Has God ever told you to be patient? It’s not the words we usually want to hear. Patience means you need to wait. I’m not a fan of waiting anymore than any of you reading this. It’s just not in our nature! None of us want to be […]

Let God Settle Your Restless Heart

  Do you know that feeling of a restless heart? Sometimes we experience it even though life isn’t  too bad. Things are good, but we just can’t shake the feeling that something is missing or needs to be fixed. We’ve lost our joy. We’re not happy. The things that used to be fulfilling are not. […]