I was Finally Forced to Carry the Cross Too

I was Finally Forced to Carry the Cross Too

As they were going out, they met a man from Cyrene, named Simon, and they forced him to carry the cross.” Matthew 27:32

“Till death do us part.” Those were the words of a 19-year-old girl getting married to her high school sweetheart on August 30, 1980.

“YES,” I said. I can do that. I vowed to love and cherish in sickness and in health, not realizing that one day my marriage would actually die and I would be (more…)

What Do We Do with Jesus?

What Do We Do with Jesus?

I wanted nothing to do with Him. How could I? After all, I was having fun.

My parents didn’t know Him. Most of my friends didn’t care about Him. I didn’t understand Him and I couldn’t party anymore if I followed Him. So I . . . REJECTED Him!

At the age of thirteen I thought I could do whatever I wanted to. I had a friend and we even sang (more…)

Keep Your Heart Happy. 5 Timely Tips to Prevent A Heart Attack.

Keep Your Heart Happy. 5 Timely Tips to Prevent A Heart Attack.

As we start a new series this month called #MyHeart, I thought about all the special things in my life that make me happy and are closest to my heart. After all, it is the month of love. February brings a new happiness to my life, especially this year, because I am waiting for our new granddaughter, due on Valentine’s Day, to enter the world. I have my hopes set on a little redhead.

I also thought about how my heart beats to (more…)

Do I Really Need Daily and Annual Goals?

Do I Really Need Daily and Annual Goals?

Do you have goals? At the end of every year we start hearing about writing down our goals and how we should be planning for the next year. Why is it so important to do this?

Did you know that the Bible even talks about goals? I didn’t really ever think about it until I started to write about it. So what does it say? It’s important as a believer to base our actions on (more…)

Why Do We Have Family Traditions?

Why Do We Have Family Traditions?

Isn’t it fun to think back on your life and try to remember snapshots of your past?

Many times the older we get we can’t recall all the details of a memory, but we can reminisce on the little tidbits we do remember.

One of my favorite memories is when my daddy carried me to Church. I don’t recall exactly how old I was but it was so special because just he and I (more…)

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