Fanning the Flames of God-Sized Dreams

For this reason I remind you to fan into flame the gift of God, which is in you through the laying on of my hands. 2 Timothy 1:6 (NIV)  I know the disappointment of unrealized, childhood dreams. As a young girl … Continue reading

Let the Whole World Know

Even though it happened several years ago, I will never forget the time I was in the grocery store and I heard a child singing “Jesus Loves Me.” I pushed my cart in the direction of the music and finally … Continue reading


I’m a clean freak. It’s not that I mind dirt—I just mind it in my house. Before I had kids, I polished doorknobs, scrubbed grout with a toothbrush, and cleaned the inside of my oven with an S.O.S. pad.  My … Continue reading

Making Summer Memories

This summer is a busy one—lots of travel, most of it to visit family. I greatly value these visits because I have lived my entire adult life far from my parents and siblings. Because summer means road trip for so … Continue reading