Over the years, God has given me the privilege of listening to and counseling many people in their times of distress. I counsel more as a friend. I realize that I don’t always do it right for I am often full of my own opinions and judgments. I have also had the privilege of counseling… Continue reading Hannah’s Prayer, Eli’s Humility Leads To Blessing
Sandeep and I just returned from a wonderful experience at the American Federation for Children’s Summit 2018 in the heart of Washington DC. It was the meeting of some of the top education think tanks in the country as they shared ideas and successes while discussing the biggest problems facing our nation’s children today. Lack… Continue reading The Education Conundrum
What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul? Charles Mully wrestles with this question while at the peak of his career, living the life of comfort and ease. He gives it all up to follow Jesus and instead cares for 12,000 orphaned children! Amazing story of grace abounding being poured out on others bringing God glory!
John 3:16 states: For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. Who is this person who died for us? I am going to do a quick survey of the Bible to see. In the beginning was the Word, and… Continue reading Golden Calf Anyone?
I am a hopeless romantic – I love the Hallmark Channel and romance done right. When and I got engaged in June 1991, almost 25 years ago, I was hoping, no expecting that all those romantic dreams built in my heart and head growing up, were going to be fulfilled – by my husband, no… Continue reading Fairytale Dreams
Babies are eagerly awaited and treasured and parental love grows from the very beginning. But what do you do when God chooses to start your family by giving you a broken, hurting, traumatized 6 year old to love and care for as your own son? Well, Dad and I thought that love and fresh air would… Continue reading Mom’s Address to Her Adopted Son on His Wedding Day
Hatred is a feeling that can be both Godly and sinful depending on why it is there. The Bible speaks of loving God and hating evil, hating evildoers, and hating lies. The more we become like Jesus and understand the love of God, the more we will begin to hate lies, godlessness and the evil of… Continue reading 20 Verses About Hatred
Ten years ago this week our family moved across the country in a HUGE step of faith from New Jersey to Washington state. We had lived on the east coast (NY and NJ) from the time of Peter and my arrival to the US 9 years prior to that. We were struggling to help Sandeep… Continue reading Grateful for 10 Years in WA (2014)
Choosing whom or what we worship is THE most important decision any human being makes. Jesus demands that choice of us. The second most important decision is choosing a life partner. Over the past few years, Peter and I have had a chance to talk to several young people about marriage and finding a life… Continue reading Marriage – Love or Arranged – For Better, For Worse