A Pearl of Trust

Do you remember being a kid and playing the trust game with friends? I can remember turning my back to my friends and having to trust that they would catch me when I blindly began to fall backward. I also recall never being able to fully trust that my friends would catch me. I think Read More

Pearls of Virtue

Reflection can come in many ways. Today I found myself reflecting on my parents’ marriage and my upbringing. Mom is one strong lady. She endured so many years of control and abuse, and yet is an amazing, strong, virtuous woman. As I went to my Bible tonight for study, God led me back to Proverbs Read More


Newness of Spring

Warm weather finally found its way to North Mississippi, just in time. It had nothing to do with Mother Nature, or the movement of the earth, and everything to do with God’s message for me on this beautiful spring day.  Sunshine brightly washed over our screen porch, and a warm breeze stirred as our clowder Read More

To Everything There is a Season

It Seems Surreal

It seems so surreal. There was a battle going on for his soul right in front of our eyes.  The enemy fought hard and this side of eternity, we will never know the true results. Yes, we can speculate. Maybe the sunlight that washed over his face after he took his final breath was a Read More

He Goes Before Me

I’m not exactly sure when it happened, when the reality of His never-failing presence truly settled into my soul. I’ve always remembered, “Be strong and courageous” and “do not fear”. Yes I’ve read “He will not leave you nor forsake you” a bazillion times before, but this time it was different.  This time it became Read More

The Sweetest of Fruit

God’s children are known to the world by their fruit. When the Holy Spirit takes up residence in our heart and soul, what should be visible is fruit. Specifically fruit of the Holy Spirit. This comes in the form of unselfish and unrestrained love for fellow man.  Joy…abounding from the soul. Not only in the Read More