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We Are Family

We Are Family

One of my AF military career responsibilities was to serve on “Mobility Lines.” This was either an exercise (practice) to see if our military personnel had all their gear in order, ready for deployment, or it was “real world,” and they were getting ready to load up onto a plane taking off into an Area Read More

Tired? Exhausted? Stressed? Burned out?

Tired? Exhausted? Stressed? Burned out? woman sitting on chair while leaning on laptop

Did you know that according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), sleep disorders are so pervasive in the United States that they now constitute a public health epidemic? Research conducted by the CDC indicates that many Americans experience problems associated with a lack of sufficient sleep. For example: 23.2% of survey respondents Read More

How does REAL CHANGE happen in our lives?

How does REAL CHANGE happen in our lives?

What does the Bible say about change? There seem to be several constants in life. One of them is that change will happen. We tend to fear change, and we can become anxious about change because we do not feel in control. God has a plan for our life that includes healing from the past, Read More

It’s Snowing!

It’s Snowing!

It’s snowing! Snow is beautiful! Our life has slowed down because of snow. In some cases, the snow has shut down stores, businesses, and some services. The mall was closed, the lights were out at Starbucks, and my bank closed early because of snow. We have tall fir trees around our property covered by snow, Read More

It’s Christmas Time!

It’s Christmas Time!

We are all facing challenging times. The Omicron Variant, cold weather, dark and wet days, economics, moral and ethical issues. Christmas is a challenge to us. Christmas brings joy and struggle. Our experiences, perceptions, and attitudes around the Christmas holiday challenge us spiritually, relationally, and emotionally. What do you look forward to as we approach Read More

Don’t Tell Me It Cannot Be Done!

Don’t Tell Me It Cannot Be Done!

Who has said to you that it cannot be done? Who has said that the Lord cannot heal you? Who has said that the pandemic cannot be eliminated? Has anyone told you that you cannot overcome? Has anyone told you that you cannot change? Remember the promises of God’s Word. Hebrews 13:6 says, “The LORD Read More

Happy Hanukkah or Chag Urim Sameach

Happy Hanukkah or Chag Urim Sameach

Did you know that Jesus was present at the time of the Hanukkah celebration? John 10:22-24 says, “It was now winter, and Jesus was in Jerusalem at the time of Hanukkah. He was at the Temple, walking through the section known as Solomon’s Colonnade. The Jewish leaders surrounded him and asked, how long are you Read More

We Are Called To Be Thanksgivers At Thanksgiving

We Are Called To Be Thanksgivers At Thanksgiving

For many, COVID-19 is challenging our ability to be thankful. We have been in a two-year health crisis, battling so much loss, suffering, and separation from friends and family. Nearly 1 in 7 of us have contracted the virus or ~ 50 million people in America. Every aspect of our society has been affected. The Read More

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