Daily Dare: 40 Days to a Radical Life

  Welcome to Day 7.. Today’s dare is bittersweet because this dare came about in a way that left us feeling devastated. We lost our beloved and oh-so-sweet kitty Moonbeam tonight. Never have I ever saw a cat so loving or a cat that had so much Jesus in her! (To see the story of […]

Seeing Life Possum Style

Before I had MS, and even before I was a writer, I worked as a mentor for sick children and their parents. I met so many wonderful families and I made so many wonderful memories with mothers who are now some of my very best friends in the whole wide world. You know it’s really […]

Prayers for the Warren Family

Many of you have probably already heard about the tragic death of Pastor Rick Warren’s son, Matthew. Rick is probably best known for his best seller The Purpose Driven Life. People who knew Matthew describe him as an encouraging comforter.  I do not know the Warren family personally but I have been encouraged many times by […]

Forever His Excerpt: Circumstances Don’t Define You!

“So God created man in His own image, in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them.” Genesis 1:27 A tiny barn, Tattered clothes, A mom and dad with barely enough money to get by . . . Jesus was born, like many of us – into the ordinary. His […]

The Who Inspires You Series: A Letter From Heaven

Have you ever known someone who shone so bright they just burst across the sky? They lit up the world with awe and wonder in one gentle swoop. They made you stop, take notice and think . . . “WOW. Did you see that?!” you ask. “It was SPECTACULAR.” That was the perfect definition of Chrissie, […]

Excerpt: Notes from God for a Woman’s Heart – Fear Not!

Fear is an ugly little booger . . . and the state of the world doesn’t help much. Today I want to share an excerpt from Notes from God for a Woman’s Heart. Pass it on to someone struggling with anxiety or if that someone is you . . . take it to heart. God’s […]

Inspiration Through a Mother’s Eyes: Who Inspires You?

Benji . . . Our youngest son. Our tiny somebody. A brilliant reminder of God’s grace. Before Benji came into the world they thought he’d be too small. I can still remember being rushed to the hospital after an ultrasound revealed that our nearly full term baby was barely 4 pounds, hardly moving. Prayers went […]