A Grandma Who Prayed

    Did you know that grandmother elephants lead the entire herd? Join me at Beloved Prodigal this week as we share a guest blog from a son’s perspective, while my son, Sean, gives voice to a portion of his story!   Sean: I’m excited to join you today at Beloved Prodigal because I know … Continue reading A Grandma Who Prayed

Worry and Concern — An Allegory

When I joined the Feedback Team for Finding Purpose, Book 2 in Chronic Joy’s THRIVE Study Series, I was so intrigued by the activities included with the study questions. One of the options was an invitation to write an allegory based on the differences between worry and concern. Writing this story became a way to … Continue reading Worry and Concern — An Allegory

Finding Purpose

(In exchange for my review, Chronic-Joy Ministries, publisher, provided this book. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising. All opinions expressed are purely my own.)     I am so thankful to be part of the launch … Continue reading Finding Purpose

Welcome! Why I Chose a New Tagline

Welcome back to Week 2 for this new site's launch! (Remember to read through to the end of this post to find more details about the giveaway that I am hosting.)   I had been blogging for almost 2 years when I felt God nudging me to make the move over here to WordPress.  And … Continue reading Welcome! Why I Chose a New Tagline

Welcome! A Legacy to Write

  Welcome to my new home here in these digital airwaves! I am so glad that you stopped by for a visit.  I hope that this redesigned site will be a little easier to navigate and become a place of connection for us as we seek to follow God's pathway together!   However, that word … Continue reading Welcome! A Legacy to Write

A Legacy of Beauty

  (Most of these words are a re-post from August 2016. This is the original post that the Lord used to spur me on to look at the Legacy of Faith passed down to me.)   Her stories now reside in a bin in my closet. My Grandma Hazel, the Mother of my own Mom, … Continue reading A Legacy of Beauty

A Legacy of Praying Faith

I tenderly opened the journal, and its pages almost crumbled in my hands. It’s over 100 years old, after all!  And there I saw the handwriting that tells the owner’s name: Mabel Salsbury Dohm, my Father’s Mother. And I cried as I read her opening Scripture: “Here I am! I stand at the door and … Continue reading A Legacy of Praying Faith

New Word–Old Word

She seemed to be smiling all the time . . .   By the time I knew my Great Grandma Roth, she had lived a lifetime already. I heard all the stories from my Mom: how she felt that she was the Grandma who used to love pretty things, the Grandma who used to play … Continue reading New Word–Old Word

The 25 Days of Christmas ~ Day 23

She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.” Matthew 1:21We have carried our sins with us for so long. Why would anyone think that we could live any other way? We have grown complacent and numb to the … Continue reading The 25 Days of Christmas ~ Day 23

The 25 Days of Christmas ~ Day 21

“On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasures and presented him with gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh.” Matthew 2:11  The gifts we give each other at Christmas can sometimes feel too little or mis-matched for the persons intended. … Continue reading The 25 Days of Christmas ~ Day 21