Wrapped in His arms

I listened intently as the radio announcer told the story of the Kids Foundation kids attending the Lion King production. In my mind’s eye, I could see the nine year old boy turn around to check on his wheelchair bound younger brother, who was scared by the show. My heart was touched as the announcer told of this brother [...]

How Many More…………

In 2006, my father lost his battle against lung cancer.  For at least two years Dad fought against, as our family witnessed, the harmful effects of cigarette smoking.  Watching the suffering my Dad experience the last few months of his life is something which grieves me yet today. So, this morning when Pastor mentioned 1940’s vintage cigarette advertisements, [...]

I Will Never be the Same Again…………

Finishing up the last bit of cleaning, my eyes caught hubby walking through the kitchen and video taping each room in the house.  With a small glance, the tears began to flow. Until that particular moment in time, I honestly thought leaving my family home and hometown would be easy.   Six months earlier, I left my comfort [...]


This blog post is part of the Real Life in the Gap, blog hop through Proverbs 31 Online Bible studies.  It is in response to our study of  Anna, the Prophetess in Luke 2: 36 – 38. What a power packed word! In studying redemption this week,  God revealed to me that it is an action word.  Redemption [...]


And the Lord answered me and said, Write the vision and engrave it so plainly upon tablets that everyone who passes may [be able to] read [it easily and quickly] as he hastens by.  For the vision is yet for an appointed time and it hastens to the end [fulfillment]; it will not deceive or disappoint. Though it [...]

Book Review: A Love Story How God Pursued Me and Found Me

About: This Indie Excellence Finalist book is a self-written account which shows the good, the bad and the ugly of Samantha’s life.  She takes the reader on a journey through abuse, love, betrayal, fear and redemptive hope.  In the end, proclaiming God had always pursued her and eventually found her. This book is divided into small chapters, where [...]