Shine On

Shine On

I like light. I’m guilty of leaving lights on in every room. I love a bright room and as much sunshine as possible. This is why my bedroom still doesn’t have any kind of window coverings even though we’ve lived in our new home for six months.  I like light, and...
Joy in every season – Autumn

Joy in every season – Autumn

Pumpkin spice. Love it or hate it, its arrival is a modern sign of the changing season. More traditionally, when the leaves begin to turn and the air feels crisp, autumn has arrived and it’s fall, y’all! Honestly, I am new to the fall. I’ve lived most of my life in...
YOU ARE MINE

YOU ARE MINE

I have been on stage my whole life. From the time I could walk I was in dance class and I pretty much came out of the womb singing. It was no surprise to my family that I wanted to be a performer.  Any opportunity to be on stage brought me joy. From children’s youth...
Talking to God

Talking to God

Sometimes I don’t know what to say. I know that may seem crazy since I talk for a living. But when it comes to talking to God, I often find myself speechless. I get overwhelmed, confused, distracted, and frankly, I forget. I spend so much time talking to others that I...
Four Ways to Maintain Joy

Four Ways to Maintain Joy

Growing up, I never liked Sunday evenings. The dread of Monday kept me from enjoying the last moments of the weekend. Monday’s sunrise seemed to be accompanied by many friends; stress, dread, deadlines, and fatigue. I am a naturally perky person. I have ample amounts...
Forgiveness

Forgiveness

1.  I forgive (name) for ……. (The things that were done or said).2. Because it made me feel ….. (list the feelings that their actions or words caused)3. Surrender those feelings to Jesus 4. I bless (name) with ……(bless them with what they need, love, compassion,...