Don’t Conform

    “No one lights a lamp and puts it in a place where it will be hidden, or under a bowl. Instead he puts it on its stand, so that those who come in may see the light. Luke 11:33   A knobby kneed girl with untamable freckles and inflatable ears trades her copy of […]

A Beautiful Mess

“You’re beautiful from head to toe . . . beautiful beyond compare.” Song of Solomon 4:7 NIV They say love is blind and to anyone who’s ever loved someone  . . . you know it is. My husband always tells me I’m so beautiful. He sits across from me on the living room sofa, leans […]

Things to Come 2014: An Exclusive Sneak Peak at The Red Words

    “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.” John 10:10 NIV   THE SIGNIFICACE OF THE SHEPHARD AND THE SHEEP Long before he became a giant-slayer, years before he became a king – David was nothing more […]

A Note to the Broken Girl

Has anyone ever hurt your feelings so bad that it hurt to breathe? Made you feel like so much less than enough? Made you wonder if they were really who you thought they were? Made you question something as simple as the way you part your hair, the freckles on your face or the very […]

Crayons on the Rug

“. . . I couldn’t be more proud of you!” Romans 16:19 TM When my daughter was smaller she used to draw these wonderfully simplistic self portraits. I remember how she would pluck the purple crayon from the Crayola box ever so carefully and grip it tight between her pudgy, pale hands. She did her […]