Eyes of Faith: It’s All About Perspective

I’m losing my hair. Bald spots, skillfully hidden by my hairdresser, have been showing up randomly for about a year. I’ve been told it’s alopecia areata, an autoimmune disease. The loss also might be linked to thyroid disease or to a medication I took following breast cancer. Or maybe gluten. There isn’t much I can do …

Ten :: Putting Gratitude at the Top of my List

I read that book some years back. Just devoured it, actually. “One Thousand Gifts” — counting all the ways the Lord blesses and actually THANKING HIM for the blessings. So I began my list: ten things I am grateful for every day. My goal was a thousand, and beyond. Where is that list today? Haven’t …

On Being an Original, “Fearfully and Wonderfully Made”: Writing for 31 Days

Today’s “God-Spot” was captured just down the road from our home in rural Indiana. I hope that as I share this reflection, you will be inspired to look for the “originals” in your life. One of the great blessings of certain friendships is that they enrich your life simply by the sharing of life. Such …

Finding God in Unexpected Places: Writing for 31 Days

There are many wonderful benefits of the World Wide Web (when used with discernment). One of them is the ability to “meet” interesting, like-minded people without even entering their time zone. A couple of months ago, I met Sharon Hoover, who lives in our nation’s capitol, via another internet friend (this one living in California). I’ve …