Don’t let any evil talk come out of your mouths. Say only what will help to build others up and meet their needs. Then what you say will help those who listen. Ephesians 4:29 (NIrV)  It sat on the left corner of the vanity in our downstairs bathroom, where others have decorative candles or beautiful… Read More


“Don’t be impressed with your own wisdom.” Proverbs 3:7a NLT As she shared prayers for her children, her husband, her extended family, and her own personal walk with God over a hot cup of coffee, I listened intently. I knew I was right there on some of her requests and had been there on others.… Read More


    A 10-year-old peace lily sits in my living room. It’s unbelievable that it hasn’t died yet. During its life I have repotted and repositioned it in my home trying desperately to keep it alive.   It has become a great illustration of our spiritual lives.     Its leaves have hung so low they touched… Read More