Conntecting the Dots

Posts Tagged: maybe

How to Live Blemish-Free

I recall my complexion woes when I was a teenager. Sure, I had a few bumps and blemishes, but nothing major. Nothing that warranted spending all my hard-earned babysitting income on facial scrubs and creams and cleansing tonics as I did. Or becoming a salesperson for a skin care company following high school graduation so… [ read more ]

My 2012 in Picture Review

I sit in the stillness of my living room this morning, sipping my coffee and reflecting on 2012. I’m so thankful for the many blessings it brought, and for the lessons learned in the hard places. Most of all, I’m thankful for God’s presence and power, and for the fresh understanding of the Holy Spirit’s… [ read more ]

A Life-Changing Prayer About God’s Love

I’m sitting in the Calgary International Airport as I write this. It’s Sunday evening, and I’m traveling home after speaking at a Stonecroft Ministries’ conference in Toronto over the weekend. And what a weekend it was! I wish y’all could have heard the women sing “How Great Thou Art” this morning: ”And when I think… [ read more ]

The Foibles of Human Logic

I’m sitting in the board room of “FamilyLife Today” in Little Rock, Arkansas, as I write this. Quite frankly, this feels like a surreal experience. Years ago I was a stay-at-home mom who padded our family’s budget by cleaning other people’s homes. Later, after we entered a year-round Christian camping ministry, I scrubbed pots and… [ read more ]


Hey, guess what? This month I’m the featured “Truth to Go” teacher on 100 Huntley Street. Check out for scheduled listings or to watch these devotional segments online (click on “”Watch the Program”). Here’s the second segment….. The word “agenda” means: a list or plan of things to be done or accomplished. That’s what… [ read more ]

A Song in Your Heart

King David wrote, “I will sing to the LORD because he has been so good to me” (Psalm 13:6). We could look at his life and say, “Yeah, I’d sing, too, if I was royalty and as wealthy as he was.” Before we’re too unsympathetic, let’s step inside his head for a moment and see… [ read more ]

Like a Small Child

I’m the proud grandma of two adorable grandkids, ages 18 months and 3 months. Let me tell ya’ – nothing’s as sweet as spending time with them. I was in their home recently, when my daughter-in-law sat down to nurse the baby. There he lay, blissfully content in his mommy’s arms, a perfect picture of… [ read more ]

Leave Room for God

The credit for this post goes to My Utmost for His Highest. It fits the theme of being tuned in to God. Enjoy! (And whisper a prayer for me today – I’m enroute to Romania). As servants of God, we must learn to make room for Him – to give God “elbow room.” We plan… [ read more ]

Sovereign Lord

If you’ve done Precept Bible Studies, you know to pay attention to words that are repeated in close proximity.  Such is the case with 2 Samuel 7:18-22, 28, 29. Over and over, David uses the title Sovereign Lord as he prays to God: “Then King David went in and sat before the Lord and prayed,… [ read more ]

"Serves Ya Right!"

“Serves ya right!” Have you ever said those words? I have – mostly to my siblings when they broke the family rules or got into trouble for picking on me when we were kids. Even now, as a grown woman, I admit I feel like spouting them when someone wrongs me and later falls into… [ read more ]