Category Archives: Ministry Moments

Opportunities to serve abound if our eyes are open to them

Beautiful You ~ Loving yourself from the inside out

Over the past few weeks, on my personal blog we have embarked on a journey of renewal.    As part of the process, we have embraced the love in this life, the everyday miracles that are revealed, letting go of the … Continue reading

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Vicarious Love

Recently a friend of mine gave my daughter a beautiful handmade gift to express thanks to me?!!? Her statement to me was ‘I know how much you love your daughter and I thought that giving her this gift would bless … Continue reading

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Fact or Fiction ~ Learning to Live in the Present

As a young girl, I gravitated to a place of fiction, not fact.   What do I mean by that?   Much of my reactions were driven by my emotions.   Much of my feelings were internalized, and I allowed others insecurities or … Continue reading

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Make your own Encouragement jar with Scripture

Our church frequently puts together sunshine baskets for those who are sick or in need of encouragement. A few months ago items were being collected for three baskets. In the past I have put in small devotional books or other … Continue reading

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Stepping Out in Faith ~ Embracing the Moment

Every moment holds something in its hand.    Whether it be a learning, an experience, or just a moment to be still and breathe. It is easy to get caught up in the moment, to let fear, anger, and resentment take … Continue reading

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Speaking with a demonstration of the Spirit’s power

I have been asked to speak at a ladies’ event this spring. Some of you readers may be seasoned speakers but I am new at this public speaking thing. The most speaking I have done is through drama team in … Continue reading

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Sharing the Word through Christmas gifts

Christmas is a time of giving…. How many people do we feel obligated to give to and struggle to find a meaningful gifts? Teachers? neighbors? coworkers? acquaintances? I dislike feeling unprepared for the holidays and don’t like the idea of … Continue reading

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Ministry Moment in McDonalds

Yesterday I was out on usual errands with my two young children (age 2 and 3 1/2). After grocery shopping and a stop at my business supply store I promised them a trip to the playground but it was a … Continue reading

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Let Go and Let God

I have been struggling with many difficult things in my life this past year. I have been pulling double duty at my job–basically working what amounts to be 2 full time jobs, working 6 days a week and many long … Continue reading

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The Gift Of Being Fully “Alive”

A journey of a lifetime, and I feel so very blessed to have experienced it.   There were moments where I will be marked forever.  However,  I would go through it all again if it brings me back to the same … Continue reading

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