Archive | June, 2013

Mother's Day 2013

Encouragement for Moms

I love being a mother. Motherhood has been one of the greatest blessings of my life. But it is hard work, people. Really, really, hard work. Like 24/7/365 kind of hard work. ‘Cause even when my kids and me (who are all teens right now) are not together I’m still “mother”. I think like a mother and feel…

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What’s Your Story?

Recently, we had some friends over for our monthly Sunday night fellowship. Each time we have a fellowship we invite lots of different people never certain who will show up. There was no plan or menu. Just the instruction: “Bring your favorite finger food”. Everyone contributed something different. We ended up with sausage balls, chips…

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Fired, friend, fried chicken

The three youngest teens went to the Big Stuf camp at Panama City Beach with our church the first week of June. From the smiles and stories I would say they had a large time. Out of respect for their privacy and to protect the innocent I will refrain from sharing their stories here. The…

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Encouragement in Adversity

Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are. – Memoirs of a Geisha Encouragement in Adversity No one likes adversity. At the very least adversity means hardship and trouble. At its worst it can mean…

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