The Difference of Regular Prayer

Around November, I got tired of responding to how things were by saying, “It’s crazy around here, as usual.” I wonder sometimes how much of my hectic lifestyle is self-created. What if I had said no to that volunteer opportunity when my … Continue reading

Do Not Be Anxious

If you’re reading this, you’re still here. The Mayan calendar had predicted the world would end on December 21, 2012. According to this article from NBC News, more than 30 Michigan schools opted to close for the holiday two days early, … Continue reading

Heavenly Inspiration

Writers are often asked where their inspiration comes from. I have to admit, I never planned to write for children. The first book I finished was a women’s fiction novel. This book was co-written with one of my sisters. If … Continue reading

How to Mold a Servant’s Heart in Your Child

It’s a wonderful time of year. It’s a frustrating time of year. Television advertisements, stores filled with toys galore, and the suggestion that we can never have enough “stuff” can create tension-filled holidays. In the true spirit of service that Christ called all … Continue reading