Goal Setting for the New Year

 
When you mark the beginning of something, you want to do it right. For me, I wanted to hone in on how to properly set goals for the year. A goal is an idea of the future or desired result that a person envisions, plans and commits to achieve. But a goal without a plan is only a dream. Read more…


Embracing Life’s Interruptions

by:  Eric Ladson
 

We experience them daily. Rush hour traffic, illness, engine trouble, financial setbacks, a needy family member, rude customers, broken relationships, wayward children and even death. These have visited just about all of us in some capacity and feel like unwanted and undeserved interruptions. What if God allowed these things to happen so that He could illustrate His love for the church? Read more…



18 Summers

I can’t help but think how fast time flies. We’ve all heard the saying before, but to actually experience the speed in which it slips through your hands is crazy. My son is finishing up his first year in preschool, my daughter is turning 3 at the end of the month, and another summer is rapidly approaching. Read more…


Who Are My Friends?

 
At times, how God planned for me to be where I am is so fascinating that it defies all understanding. Just as all the hairs in my head are counted, the friends that I have around me are planted at the right time, all serving a purpose. I’ve mourned over friends I had lost, relationships built over the years and gone in a second. Read more…


A Letter To God

 
To my dearest Heavenly Father,

Where do I even begin? A simple thank you could never be enough to fully express how eternally grateful I am to You. Throughout my life you have always known my true heart even when I strayed away from Your guidance. You have protected me and saved me regardless of my recklessness or stupidity of the choices I have made. Read more…