less is more

Less is more. Even when it comes to the words we say. My husband says I’m the queen of the 3 minute sermon.  Having led worship at our church nearly every Sunday for the past 10 years, I’ve pretty much gotten the mini sermonette down to an art. Less is more. When I speak, what […]

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what matters most

Time is an extremely valuable commodity. With every passing day, I am more aware of how precious our time is and how important it is to spend it wisely.  Lately, I have found great joy in spending time with my husband and daughters.  As the girls are getting older, I thoroughly enjoy our shopping excursions, […]

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Distractions

I spend a lot of my time feeling distracted. Being a creative person- there’s always some song I am compelled to play on the piano, or an amazing sunset I want to take a picture of… or I am inspired to read my Bible, or write.   All of these things require my undivided attention, […]

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growth

Usually I file and clip  and hear the choppy  snip snip snip…  but now they’ve grown  and I can’t stop staring  ’cause it looks like press-on nails  I’m wearing  I have let my nails grow and they are reaching enormous lengths!  It’s not something I normally do, because when I play piano they break easily…but […]

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He is Risen!

He is risen indeed! I know Easter was a whole week ago- but I can’t NOT share with you what happened on Easter Sunday… After several years of talking to my daughters about being baptized, they finally took the “plunge”! And what could make that even more special?! I got to baptize my daughters! It […]

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this only do I seek

It might sound a little strange, but I think a lot about heaven and what it will be like. I can’t even wrap my mind around it, but I know the joy I experience when I spend time in His presence… and to experience joy like that for eternity- well, that’s going to be nothing short of AMAZING!! But you know what else I’ve been thinking about? How desperately I want EVERYONE I know to experience that same joy.

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in sickness and in health

I woke up this past Sunday and I didn’t have much of a voice. But after leading worship for over 9 years now, I have learned to let go of any anxious thoughts about my own “performance”, and watch Him work! As I prayed that morning, I heard Him impress these thoughts on my heart- […]

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Only Jesus

It has been bitterly cold lately. How cold is it? So cold, that my semi-damp hair freezes in chunks when I walk the dogs! So cold, that I think I have gotten a little bitter myself. I really despise that about me. I see how easy it is for me come up with excuses for […]

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I Wonder as I Wander

1. I wonder as I wander out under the sky, How Jesus the Savior did come for to die. For poor on’ry people like you and like I… I wonder as I wander out under the sky. 2. When Mary birthed Jesus ’twas in a cow’s stall, With wise men and farmers and shepherds and […]

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