COUNT YOUR BLESSINGS

Currently I market services for a home health and hospice company in the Dallas Metroplex.  This includes calling on physicians and case managers in hospitals, clinics, rehabilitation, assisted living, memory care, and long term acute care facilities.  It is both …

COME OR GO?

Yesterday I had the privilege of going to an outreach in South Dallas.  Every third Saturday of the month, Bring The Light Ministries serves a meal and provides Bibles, clothes, blankets, and personal care items to the homeless and those …

HIGHER WAYS

I had plans.  Pretty great plans I might add. Tuesday night before Thanksgiving, I went to church with my oldest son Caleb, then afterwards drove to DFW airport to pick up my youngest son, Levi.  With grand anticipation, I would …

NEW YEAR, NEW YOU

Jesus understands what it feels like to be misunderstood, mocked, persecuted, abused, belittled, and hunted down.  But I think the one thing that hurt Him so deeply was betrayal.  Betrayal is particularly gut wrenching when it is inflicted by those …

INVITED

During the holiday season many of us extend invitations for long overdue dinner engagements.  You know-the all too common phrase, “We have to get together sometime soon.”  Some guests we eagerly invite.  Other invitations are more obligatory than desired.  In …

AN EXTRAORDINARY WALK

I have returned to walking my dog, Murphy around the perimeter of the subdivision of my home.  This includes my favorite stretch down Shady Lane, a picturesque country road complete with pond, cattle farm, wildflowers, and old oak trees gracing …

HANG ON

After dropping off my Mom today following church, a bright green grasshopper jumped on my windshield and decided to hitch a ride.  It started with a short distance on city streets at about 35 MPH.  The grasshopper nonchalantly walked around …

NUMBERS

Most of us have an appreciation for numbers.  From a very early age we learn to count and discover the concept of more and less.  My Dad made a career out of numbers as he taught all levels of Secondary …

NAH, THAT’S OKAY

Yesterday late afternoon I heard something that is every Mother’s dream.  Caleb walked up to me and said, “Mom, is there anything I can help you do in the house?”  At first I was completely stunned having no idea where …