Faith

Life Influencers

Today I saw a little guy maybe 3 years old riding a bicycle with his mom. As they crossed the street he stalled where the road met the sidewalk. She leaned over to give him a push and got him pedaling again, following right behind him. It seemed so symbolic to me, and that got me thinking about the [...]

Sounds of Heaven

Do you ever wonder what it might sound like in Heaven? I know we all have questions about Heaven, but this morning, I think that I heard what it might sound like in Heaven! I drove up the big hill as I do every day and rolled the window down to enjoy the 68 degree temperature. As I drove with the [...]

I Didn’t Sign Up For This

The elevator door opened and she stood right in front of me, frazzled, holding two heavy bags and a cup of coffee. I asked her how she was doing as we traded places on the elevator. Dropping her bags, keys and setting it all on the elevator floor she said, “I didn’t sign up for this”! And her [...]

Grandparents Day

We used to celebrate this day together every year. Grandparents Day. My Granny and I would have lunch and I would present her with a small token of my love in the form of a cookie jar, flowers or a homemade treat. Her name was Beverly Ann Jordan the daughter of Kay and Jim Jordan, to me she will [...]

Keep Showing Up

My favorite fountain. Three years ago if you would have asked me what I thought about human trafficking, I would have told you that it involved refugees being sold into labor and was a third world problem. I didn’t think people were sold against their will for labor or for sex here in Texas [...]

Looking Up

Many of us spend time looking back, glancing in the rearview mirror. More time hopefully is spent looking foward, having a vision, setting goals, then working towards those. How much time do we spend looking up? I mean literally looking up? This past week the idea of ‘looking up’ hit me [...]

I Want To Love You More

Cynthia Hurd was one of the nine people killed Wednesday during a Bible study inside the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina. As I listened to an interview on NPR days after, I heard Malcolm Graham, a former North Carolina state senator, and Cynthia’s brother, talk about his [...]
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