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Hungry for more of God? Let me invite you…

February marked the first Launching experience for the women of Knoxville.  And, all glory to God, it was a success.  So much, that there will now be another. The Launching has been created especially for women who are hungry to experience more of God in their lives. And event meant to activate and impart more Jesus into … Continue reading

If Jesus Had Instagram

I could have kicked my shoe off and hit her chair.  I was that close to Keynote speaker, Lysa Terkeurst. My friend, Beth and I wanted to sit front and center the first night of She Speaks 2013.  So we scurried our wedge Tom’s to the front of the ball room and sat our bags and … Continue reading

Distracted By The Cotton Candy Cares

Come near to God and he will come near to you.  Wash your hands, sinners, and he will purify your hearts, you double-minded. James 4:8 Last Saturday we took the boys to Dollywood, which could be my Hap-py, Hap-py, Hap-piest place on the planet.  It was late in the afternoon and we were hustling across … Continue reading

Aww…You Shouldn’t Have

Receive: verb \ri-ˈsēv\ to come into possession of : acquire; to receive a gift; to permit to enter: admit: welcome, greet Receiving is so difficult, isn’t it? Seriously. Here’s a dialogue… I’m person one. You’re person two. Person one: “You did a great job today. I was so impressed! You are so talented!”Person two: “Aww … Continue reading

December Ideas: A "Twist" on Advent Dinner

Advent is a season in which we are invited to watch and wait for God’s arrival among us – making it a time of intense yearning and deep longing. It is a time filled with hope and anticipation. Advent is the time where we take heed of the words of Jesus, “Therefore, keep watch because … Continue reading

I Need To Know This…

From the lips of infants and children you have ordained praise because of your enemies, to silence the foe and the avenger. Psalm 8:2 Do you ever feel as if the enemy, the Devil himself, has a plot against you? Do you ever think that He is on your tale, bombarding you with conflict after … Continue reading

A Long Run. And a New Couch.

The date was 10-10-10 of last year. The weather was picture perfect Autumn. Crisp, clean air. Ripe leaves ready to touch ground. And this morning my mind was made up. On 10-10-10, I wanted to run 10 miles….By golly. I remember this run, not because it was 10-10-10. Not because it was a picture perfect … Continue reading

What Words Mark Your Life? (A Giveaway)

July is wrapping up and summer is soon to come to a close. (I wish someone would inform the weather man of this.) Summer has been many things for me. Overwhelming. Quick. Busy. Sacrificial. A bit of battle. But as I sit at my kitchen table and type this morning, I look over my centerpiece … Continue reading

While I Was Running…

It’s not every day that this is my view on a morning run. God, displaying His creation to me. Showing off a bit. It’s funny…. This morning, I could have reflected upon His Majesty. His Creativity. His Power. His Mighty Hand. And I did. But what overwhelmed me – What brought me to a complete … Continue reading

Take My Life

I appeal to you therefore, brothers [and sisters], by the mercies of God, to present you bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Romans 12:1 (brackets mine)Body: sōma – referring to Christians as whole persons, both body and soul belonging to God; the complete man (Vines) This … Continue reading