Praying for those in Conflict

When I opened the front door, my next-door neighbor and a woman living in our neighborhood were having a heated debate. A week prior, something happened between her dog and my neighbor's dog. During this conversation, she informed him she was taking him to court over the incident. I could see the conversation was none... Continue Reading →

Anxiety is a Trap

It was pouring rain and dark when my husband called me on his way home from work. During our conversation, I would hear him hitting patches of water on the freeway. Then he would respond with words I won't post. I pulled up google maps to see how his commute would be. It read a... Continue Reading →

Am I Content this Christmas Season?

Have you asked yourself, “Am I content this Christmas Season?” Christmas time is rarely perfect, that’s not the goal. Contentment is what we desire. So how do we get to a place of contentment during the Christmas Season? Contentment is an emotional state of satisfaction that can be seen as a mental state drawn from... Continue Reading →

Asking a Friend for Prayer

When asking a friend for prayer, it's like asking a friend for help. Usually, this is when we're at the end of ourselves. We've prayed to God for ourselves and now asking a friend to pray seems like a big deal. Why would we either be bashful or even sometimes too independent to ask friends... Continue Reading →

Praying For a Friend Who’s Hurt You

Friends can hurt friends because they've been vulnerable with each other by sharing their deepest thoughts and insecurities. In the Bible, it says a friend sticks closer than a brother. When friends are that close, they are close enough to hurt each other. Sometimes this hurting is for our own good. They can see ways... Continue Reading →

Praying with a Stranger in Public

In the dentist's waiting room, I witnessed a patient being told that all of her bottom teeth would be extracted. She acted surprised and thought today's visit would only be a consultation. When her caregiver came, she told her what was happening, and clearly, the patient was upset. She was not emotionally prepared for these... Continue Reading →

Jesus our Anchor

A sailor prepares his vessel when he knows there is a storm coming. One of the first things a sailor does is put down his anchor. An anchor's single purpose is to hold the vessel in a particular place using a fluke or pointed projection that digs into the bottom of the sea. Let's take... Continue Reading →

Why I left my Charter School-Podcast

Listen to the most recent episode of my podcast: Why I left my Charter School Podcast. "Homeschooling has been a blessing to our family. It has provided decades of learning and togetherness. It is a great way to impart knowledge, family values, and religious beliefs to our children. One year we joined a local homeschooling... Continue Reading →

Why I left my Charter School

Homeschooling has been a blessing to our family. It has provided decades of learning and togetherness. It is a great way to impart knowledge, family values, and religious beliefs to our children. One year we joined a local homeschooling charter school. I can tell you that schooling through a charter school is quite different than... Continue Reading →

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