Laughter is Medicine

What causes laughter is different for everybody.  One might giggle or burst out in a belly laugh at the sight of a ridiculous meme, but there is no guarantee that everyone will find it amusing. What induces tears of joy and laughter could be a sound, a memory or a physical sensation. According to  God…

Reach Out

“If I can just touch His clothes,” she thinks, “I will be healed.” Mark 5:28 The woman was desperate, she only had faith, nothing to offer, only hope in His testimony. She humbly crawled through the crowd, identity hidden, to touch the hem of His garment. She overcame her fear of what others thought. The…

New Beginnings

A new year, a new day, a new moment all heralded by God! Our Father’s hope is that we all take advantage of His wisdom, His word, His ways in 2022. On the first day of this new year, we sit amazed at the orange blossoms, the birds of paradise singing, the glistening, radiantly adorned…

Healed from Hurt

In March 2017 I enjoyed a cruise on the Caribbean with 800 Christians who love Sandi Patty. With morning and evening worship daily for seven days, I disembarked feeling inadequate, and maybe off God’s plan for my life.  Was it simply that the first year anniversary of my son’s shocking death kept me uber sensitive,…

Denial Defined

Once upon a time, in the midst of a self-made-mid-life crisis, when my frustrations and delusions overwhelmed me, I had a slight glimpse of truth, a heart exposing revelation. That in my campaign to change people, I trampled over boundaries as I pridefully criticized world leaders, my family, friends and the church! Denial kept me…

NO SECRETS

Human growth occurs most favorably in meetings when individuals reveal their struggles transparently.  Authentic open, honest and sincere communication requires “nothing held back —good or bad, we share the raw, undiluted truth of how we are feeling, of what we are going through. Honesty is a prerequisite to successful healing relationships. Love is what heals,…