The Magic Coffee Cup

    This morning as I was drinking my coffee,  I sat my cup down  and noticed there was a faint dark line that would rise as my cup was jostled about. When I drink coffee, I like a little coffee with my ever-so-fabulous caramel macchiato creamer. My black-coffee-drinking husband, Jamey, calls it sissy coffee.Continue reading “The Magic Coffee Cup”

Be Like Patrick

St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin, IrelandAbout 2 years ago, I was taking two classes at Luther Rice Seminary that forever changed my life. One class was Personal and Church Evangelism and the other was Church History. This was a strategic pairing on my part. History is not my jam, so I knew that I had to choose myContinue reading “Be Like Patrick”

She Calls Her, “Doll”

This picture owns me! It is a 5 generation span of love captured in a brief visit to my most spectacular Granny. This is my precious grandmother and my sweet granddaughter. Avery loves Granny. When Granny talks to her, her whole face lights up and she immediately responds with her own version of chatter andContinue reading “She Calls Her, “Doll””

Lottie Moon: An Original International Women’s Day Hero

Today is International Women’s Day. The theme this year is #BalanceForBetter. The idea behind the theme is a gender-balance world is a better world. The first person I thought of for my blog post today was Lottie Moon. She was blazing trails for gender-balance before it was cool. She wasn’t even doing it for theContinue reading “Lottie Moon: An Original International Women’s Day Hero”

What is the cost of a gold tooth?

My brother and his little girl lived with us for a brief period of time. His little girl, Lilly, is my mini-me. She has lots of sass, a tiny filter, and her face can say more than her mouth which is a whole lot! One afternoon, she and I were sitting on the couch coloring.Continue reading “What is the cost of a gold tooth?”

I lost my dreams

About a year ago, I created a writer’s notebook. It contained all of my blog ideas, book ideas, to-do lists, etc. I called it my dream binder. It was exciting to have a place to write down my dreams. I worked extra hard making it cute, designing the cover, filling the pages, and putting myContinue reading “I lost my dreams”

I threw an axe today

Today started as an ordinary day. I got up, got ready, and joined a few of my favorite people for a couple of meetings. We were praying for one another and planning some great things for our church family and outreach. Before we left, our pastor told us to bring closed toe shoes for teamContinue reading “I threw an axe today”