Start Your Flooded Engine

My husband gave my daughter a lesson recently in starting the weed eater after it flooded. Apparently, when you flood the engine, there’s too much gas in the carburetor and it messes up the fuel/air mixture – so it won’t start. The remedy is to let it sit and drain for a bit. Makes sense. Well, you can apply that …

Shopping Tip that Could Save

You’ve been pulling your hair out after every grocery shopping trip. Not because you don’t enjoy grabbing the groceries. It’s mainly because the bill is almost NEVER in your budget, which means trying to figure out what needs to be cut-back from the rest of the month. I’ve felt this at times…until I changed a few things.   Okay, I’ll …

You are Beautiful!

Did you take a wrong turn in life that took you far from God? Have your mistakes – even if they are momentary lapses in your Christian walk – made you feel ugly and unlovable to God? Well, don’t believe that lie! A. W. Tozer said: “We please [God] most…by throwing ourselves into His arms with all our imperfections, and …

Letting them Soar!

Did your child leave for college recently? Or just strike out on their own; get married? Well, for most of us, being a parent is our identity. So when your child leaves home, it can feel like a part of us has gone with them. I know that’s how I’m feeling these days! The YouVersion Bible Study “Launching Your Kids …

Adventures Without a Cell Phone

It’s kind-of like camping without a sleeping bag.   Since Sunday, I’ve been without my cell phone (I know, right now you’re probably going through an anxiety attack for me). Right when I was heading home from a major conference a few of the staff had gone to, my phone’s battery decided it was finished with this life and entered …

Shine on America!

TobyMac posted this picture of the new One World Trade Center rising above New York City. Encouragement for today and a great reminder that we won’t be shaken!

Trust in God's Plan

When you’re not sure about where God is taking you, remember to trust His plan for your life! Jeremiah 29:11 is highlighted, triple underlined and the page is dog-eared and well-worn in my Bible! How about you? My work world was turned upside down in July 2013 when I was laid off from my job. What now? Well, a few …