Miracle Moments – Radio Series Chapter 6
For about seventeen years of my life, I experienced constant trauma and heartbreak. I became ill and overwhelmed with the weight of all that was
Resolutions or His Solutions
Casual online research reveals five top new year’s resolutions: Eat less Exercise more Spend less Enjoy life more Spend time with friends and family more
Hope for All – Radio Series Chapter 5
I asked the Lord one day what brings people to Him in faith when they don’t know Him. After all, how do you have faith
What’s Your Story
As the only girl in my Sunday School class, I was usually asked to be Mary, the mother of Jesus, in our annual Christmas plays.
Too often, I get bogged down in blogging perfection. Why wait to craft the perfect words when just a simple conversation with you will do?
Harmony in the Household
My life changed when I learned about the four basic personalities almost 40 years ago. Since then, I’ve lived it, taught it and encouraged understanding
The Power of a Blessing
God called us to California for a special assignment, but after five years in the Los Angeles area, it was time to return to Texas.
Renewal – Radio Series Chapter 4 – Part II PTSD
The statistics are alarming for the damage from trauma to those who go to the trenches for us. They exhibit extraordinary bravery and strength in
Renewal – Radio Series Chapter 4
A high percentage of health issues are related to stress. People may follow programs with proper diet, exercise, and medical attention, but if the stress
Hobbled – Radio Series Chapter 3
When we are hurt and store painful memories in our hearts, we can become emotionally “hobbled” – stuck at the point when the pain was
A New Normal – Radio Series Chapter 2
We usually tend to accept what pain does to us as normal. We file our hurtful memories away in our hidden heart closets marked “Brave
Brave and Strong – Radio Series Chapter 1
I am no stranger to trauma. Tragic illnesses, family divorces, personal failures, business losses, children’s diseases, the death of loved ones, and even planned suicide
The Ultimate Heartbreak – Radio Series
Jesus’ time on earth was part of a master plan–a plan that involved you and me. His is the greatest story ever told. It includes
When You Don’t Have the Words
As I listen to the Santa Ana winds blow outside my office window in Los Angeles, I’m reminded of God’s remarkable creation. Yet, with all
Stories to Share
As we ended the four-month launch of The Heart Healer, we filled our days with holiday activities, the wedding of our daughter, Heather, and like
Thanksgiving – Don’t Really Feel Like It?
What about giving thanks when our hearts are aching — when we’ve hit that deep place of despair, and we drag out of bed each
High School and Hearts
What do high school and hearts have in common? I can think of a lot of things, but today I’m writing about a high school
The Heart Healer
On July 25, 2017, The Heart Healer: God’s Response to Personal Prayer in a Hurting World, was finally released! The journey from conception to publication
A Milestone Reached
I’m posting about this on social media today, but thought I’d give you guys the inside scoop. We knew when we moved to the L.A.
Celebrating His Amazing Grace
As we celebrate the resurrection of the Light of the World — Jesus — I’m reminded of the lyrics to this song: “This Is Amazing
Writers are notoriously insecure, as they sit alone in their favorite meditative spot and weave their words for others to read. We wonder if, after