“You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, that … Continue reading Turn on the Light
What's the biggest problem facing your high school students today? I was working with the Faith Family Resource Center to create a series of parental programs to help children succeed in high school. Being a good little journalist, I decided to do a little investigative reporting to find out from school staff members exactly what … Continue reading What’s the Biggest Problem Facing Your High School Students Today?
We're back today to talk about the traps set by the devil to ensnare us and distract us. By way of review, (and because I LOVE lists!) here are four steps for dealing with the traps which frustrate us: Your Very Own Trap Checklist 1.______Understand who sets the trap. 2.______Recognize the bait. 3.______Realize Jesus can … Continue reading Don’t Get Caught in the Trap
No one willingly walks into a trap. This Type A Lady finds herself doing it over and over again, however. The bait is just so ...tempting. I step in without thinking. Here's a little lesson on avoiding traps scattered about our life trails. Trust me. I've had to learn the hard way. I've got lots … Continue reading Don’t Take the Bait
I'm a pretty good talker. Ask my mom. She always says I came out of the womb talking and have never stopped since. I accomplish a lot by moving my mouth. I've been a singer and dancer from an early age. Musical Comedy is my special forte. I've been a motivational speaker since the 1970s. … Continue reading M is for Mouth
My dearest readers, I've missed you for the last couple of weeks. I can sum up my absence in one word: Life. Life isn't perfect and neither are we. Life includes trips to emergency rooms, problems, challenges, work, play, chores , delays, deadlines (which I sometimes miss) and heartache. Life calls us to muddle through … Continue reading The Imperfect Path to Perfect Places
"I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me" -- Matthew 25:40 When Jesus says something, I better listen. When he precedes His comments with "I tell you the truth..." I better grab a pencil and write it down. A few blog … Continue reading How to Make Jesus Smile…And Save Your Marriage!