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I admit:  Summer is not my favorite season. Not when it’s so hot and humid there are heat warnings. When I dread the relief of thunderstorms because most all of them all summer have meant water in the house and power outages that keep us bailing our sump pump and spending the weekends at Home […]

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Let Us Never Forget

I received this email from Paul Galloway today, Memorial Day USA, and I agreed with every word of it.  So I thought I’d pass it on. Thank you, Paul, for expressing it so movingly and simply. Today is a American holiday, “Memorial Day”. On this day we remember those who have given their lives while […]

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I got word from Compassion International that the area in Haiti where my child, St. Hilaire Germima, lives was “moderately affected” and no deaths reported. Thank God! And thanks to all who prayed for this dear child and her family. I am so relieved they are as safe as can be expected under the circumstances. […]

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This Thanksgiving, I’m grateful for so many things. However, as I reflected upon what I’m most grateful for, I’d have to say one thing: the Holy Spirit. It simply blows my mind on a daily basis that God actually dwells inside those who welcome Jesus into their hearts, that center of our being that contains […]

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My Valentine’s Day gift to you …

In honor of Valentine’s Day, Iwould like to give you a way to increase the love in your life. The love that will increase is your sense of God’s love for you. Abundant Gifts: A Daybook of Grace-Filled Devotions will open your eyes to the kinds of gifts God has been giving you, out of […]

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One of the things I “do for a living” is work with publishers and authors to get the word out about their books through something called a “Virtual Book Tour.” I’d like to invite you to one I’m doing in just a few days. If you’re a leader of any stripe (parent, educator, church leader, […]

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When I worked as an editor at Campus Life magazine (many moons ago), August was the month Christmas was on our minds. That was the month we worked on the November/December issue. I don’t know why, all these years later, I’m thinking of this. Maybe it’s because I have two teenagers of my own. Anyway, […]

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Someone just sent me an idea for giving a very meaningful gift. She said one of her favorite gifts was sent to her by a friend who had just moved away. The gift was a devotional book that the friend was also planning to read in the coming year. The accompanying note said, “Even though […]

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This Thanksgiving I’m going to conduct a spiritual experiment of sorts. It’s typical to give thanks for the good things in life. I want to go further. I want to be as grateful for the hard things, the seemingly “bad” things–the things I don’t like about my life, even the things I hate and wish […]

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Happy Thanksgiving! As you begin to count your blessings, I’d like to remind you of the free Abundant Gifts eBook Journal that you can use to record God’s goodness in your life. Why not start a new tradition, this Thanksgiving, of recording God’s many blessings? You can record it for yourself. You can ask family […]

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