Joy. Fully.

You may not have noticed the tag line at the end of all the Walmart ads this holiday season. They each ended with a play on the word, “joyfully,” and it really resonated with me. Maybe it is the brand-new, middle school, English teacher coming out in me, or maybe my life-long appreciation for the […]

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12/28/2021

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Little Lessons

Her Lord’s Lead

Today I am 45 years and 2 weeks old. A casual observer of my life, might think I am having some mid-life crisis. I ended my 12 year gig as a church weekday preschool director. I have gone back to school, enrolling at Lipscomb University and finding myself taking graduate courses where most of my […]

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8/09/2021

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Intentionality

Among Us

So sometime during this crazy year, my daughters started playing a game online called “Among Us.” The best I can tell it’s a who-dun-it mystery game where the culprit is “walking” among the players. One of the players is “it” and the rest are trying to figure out who “it” is. As I read this […]

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12/22/2020

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Traditions in 2020

I was flipping through channels the other night and come across a documentary on PBS. The subject was the musical “Fiddler on the Roof.” “Fiddler” first hit Broadway in the 60s and, evidently, has had a strong global following ever since. While the television program throughly dove into the making, producing, and longevity of the […]

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~Meditating and Memorizing ~ Psalm 16

I started memorizing this passage over 7 months ago. Of course, I had no idea what life would look like now, at the beginning of April and somewhere in the midst of a quarantine with no end in sight. With the exception of an occasional Zoom meeting, I haven’t seen anyone who has a different […]

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With Me

This past Thursday morning started like most normal Thursday mornings. I had been better this week battling for my quiet time with the Lord and, as I closed my Bible a little before 7 am, I felt content that I had heard from Him. The devotional topic was not new or earth-shaking but I had […]