Foreshadowing

It happens every year in our area of Southeast Texas and has for as long as I can remember-a warm spell signaling the end of winter, such as it is here. It is a harbinger of spring calling people to Lowe’s, Home Depot, or Tractor Supply to browse through the nursery. Tilling begins and the …

The Footprint of an Influencer

"Influencer" is a buzz word I din't like. But I've lived enough years to know when something gets under my skin like a sticker under my fingernail I need to pray about it, figure out the reason it bothers me so much, and pay attention to what God wants me to learn. Perhaps, being an influencer is the very thing Christ has called us to. But just what kind of influence are we?

The Most Powerful Man Alive

Has there been a time in your life when someone with more power and influence has served you or taken the time to encourage you and spur you on toward a dream or goal? Have you taken the time to thank that person? Have you invested yourself in someone else's hopes and dreams, taking the time to yield, just for a moment, so that others will reap a harvest along with yours?Strength may be most demonstrated when those with the most power yield to those with less to provide them the opportunity to cross the road and achieve their goals. It takes little time and does not derail the powerful from achieving their own goals.

Bread Pudding, Babies, and Family (Recipe Included)

Vanilla and cinnamon mixed with the aroma of baking bread filled the air and propelled me through time into the memories of my childhood. Scientist tell us there are certain sounds, smells, and tastes that act as a trigger upon our memories, taking us home or to a favorite place. Jergen's cherry almond lotion reminds …

Perfect Love

Perfect Love True and genuine love requires risk and vulnerability. The risk is great you will be hurt. But God calls us to step out from behind the wall and love beyond the fear.

The Playlist Update

UPDATE: Dad came through surgery well. Concerns were the cancer would be attached to the chest wall. In that case, the doctor stated he would need to back out and close up without going further. But all was clear in this regard. Praise God!! The surgeon removed Dad's left lung and part of his bronchial …