The message is that we can strip off the sackcloth and ashes and accept God’s amazing gift of grace.  Honestly, our lives, when transformed, should be a billboard to God’s unfailing goodness.  Our lives should point to Jesus and show his great glory.  

A Masterpiece?

Whenever I asked my guests for their opinion on the Mona Lisa, they almost always described it as unimpressive.  It is small.  Not at all what was expected.  But they were glad they had been close to de Vinci’s masterpiece.   

The Lies We Tell Ourselves!

Renewing our minds happens when we feed ourselves the truth of whom God says we are rather than lies from the many “voices” telling us otherwise.  

A Parisian Game of Chicken!

Living in Paris, one of the most challenging things for me was knowing when I could act like I did stateside and get away with it and when that behavior would never work. This story is about a situation where I found my southern stateside behavior would never work!

Who Am I in Christ?

Although we live in this world, our real citizenship is not here.  Our allegiance, loyalty, and hope are in the God we serve, and this position in Christ should make us more heavenly-minded. 

Hands down, It’s Easter!

If I am asked about my favorite holiday, hands down, it’s Easter! It has always been the most special day of celebration for me. Easter growing up meant a day of utter and total tiredness. It was exhausting but wonderful! It was a glorious day from the sunrise service that began long before sunrise toContinue reading “Hands down, It’s Easter!”

What’s Your Purpose?

Happy Tuesday! here are some of my thoughts on my time in the special education classroom.

Are You Thirsty?

When the company asked us to move to Paris for several years, we decided to keep our house in the States so that we would have a place to return to when we came home. 

Several months before moving to Paris, we put in a sprinkler system.

A New Perspective

I want to introduce you to my guest blogger and friend Vanessa Vannoy. I first met Vanessa in 2012 when I moved to Paris. I quickly found a Bible study where about 20 or so women from around the world met weekly to learn more about the Bible and how to do life. Vanessa was our faithful Bible teacher and leader. Her smile is infectious, and her love for the French people is apparent. I know you will enjoy what Vanessa has to say.