• Two Secrets About God’s Provision

    I was always a good student. But as a teenager I did not have much interest in or the money to go to college. My parents encouraged me to go, so in obedience to them, I started the process. I applied for scholarships to a few schools, but things were not looking good. Then my […]

  • 5 Steps to Being Financially Fit in The New Year

    It’s another new year, and that means it’s time for yet another set of resolutions. But if you’re like most Americans, you’ll probably forget your goals by mid-February. So how can you turn your financial resolutions into reality in 2015? Make a plan. The number-one mistake people make with their money is they don’t bother […]

  • A mother’s heart…

    The other night I was watching the news. Catching glimpses of the devastation following Typhoon Haiyan. I watched on. Feeling a million miles away. Then there was a close up of a little boy crying. About the same age as my Tyson. The reporter explained that he and his family had gone without food and […]

  • The great exchange…

    “Knowing that you were ransomed from the futile ways inherited from your forefathers, not with perishable things such as silver or gold, but with the precious blood of Christ, like that of a lamb without blemish or spot. 1 Peter 1:18-19 (ESV) Most women like to shop and one of our favorite things to shop […]

  • The Church lady in the mirror…

    There is something going on. And it’s not good. In the past two weeks, I have had countless women bring up the topic of rejection from ‘church ladies’ until I seriously can no longer ignore it. Women from work, cashiers at stores, and—one crazy deal—a woman who remembered me from a retreat we both attended […]

  • A new beginning…

    Warning: References to adult content in this post Here is the beginning of a new life. My son was born in the spring and now Christmas is just around the corner.  Darren’s work didn’t pan out and we were in dire need of money. Even though I was reluctant to leave my young son at […]

  • What are you afraid of?

    During the past few months of my life I have been learning to fully rely on God for everything.  This has definitely not been an easy thing to do and the spiritual battles that come with this type of trust are the worst I have ever experienced.  I realized that I held dreams within my […]

  • My God will supply all my needs…

    “And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:19 ESV or “I can do all things through him (Christ) who gives me strength.” Phil 4:13 ESV. These two Bible verses are my lifelines. I repeat them, sometimes audibly and sometimes to myself, often and […]