FOG: Focus on Gratitude Day 29

I haven’t slept well the last three months. Couldn’t tell you why. I fall asleep easily, but I wake up at 3 something sleepy, but not sleepy enough to fall back asleep. Now I know why sleep deprivation is such an effective torture tactic. You feel like you’re thinking through cheese cloth and you’re plain … Continue reading FOG: Focus on Gratitude Day 29

The Inside MAN

There comes a time in a family, unless yours is perfect, where things go a little haywire. Unhealthy thoughts, feelings, and responses begin surfacing in your children that require immediate attention.  And because, after Christ, family is all that matters, it’s time to pull back, pray and assess priorities.  Writing a lengthy blog post just … Continue reading The Inside MAN

Game Over

When you've waited a loooong time for a breakthrough (be it in a challenging child, a mundane marriage, a horrible habit, a serious sickness, or whatever), it can seem like the "all-in" attack of the enemy behind it, is too much to overcome.  But... THAT's the time to remember Jesus went ALL-IN for you at … Continue reading Game Over

“Hard” Labor in the Kingdom of God

Let us labour therefore to enter into that rest, lest any man fall after the same example of unbelief.  Hebrews 4:11, KJV  Resting in the Word of Christ.  It's hard work, but it's what it takes to stay in shape faith. Thanks for reading my post.  I hope you're encouraged! My book is available on Amazon … Continue reading “Hard” Labor in the Kingdom of God


An unwelcome pattern has emerged since we started school 4 weeks ago, intense spiritual warfare, on the first school day of each week.  I honestly don’t even recognize my children on those days.  The warfare wanes each day throughout the week.  Three weeks ago, the Holy Spirit told me to take Communion with the children … Continue reading Attack!