Last April, I opened my Facebook news feed to find that my friend Alan had passed on to heaven. Afflicted with muscular dystrophy, Alan lived in a wheelchair—and I mean lived. Despite drawing every breath from a respirator, he was not stingy with his oxygen but gave it away in gentle compliments, caring questions, quips,…

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God is able to make ALL grace abound to you, so that with ALL sufficiency, in ALL things, at ALL times, you may abound in EVERY good work. ~2 Corinthians 9:8 {ESV} Giving to God can be a tricky concept. It certainly was for us. A few months after we stepped over the line of…

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But the steadfast love of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting on those who fear him, and his righteousness to children’s children ~ Psalm 103:17   My maternal grandmother died when I was four. I don’t remember much about her. I was almost forty when I came to faith in Jesus Christ. Within a…

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When I was pregnant, several people asked me if I planned to breastfeed or bottle feed the baby. I always told them the same thing: I plan to breastfeed, unless it doesn’t work. I put that caveat in there because there are reasons why breastfeeding just doesn’t work sometimes. I know some women who had…

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