The Mennonite Mishap

God healed one of my best friends of a twenty something year IV meth addiction; among other things. Often, with drug addiction, comes a whole bunch of deviant behaviors. God’s been so good to him! Don’t anybody try to tell me that God doesn’t perform miracles today! He’s the same today as He was yesterday! […]

Follow The Leader

One night, years ago, at one of our sons ball games, there was an old man there who’d brought his grandson to play. Throughout the whole game, the poor man kept nodding off to sleep. I mean, he was doing some serious snoozing. I’m not sure if you’ve ever been to a youth baseball game, […]

Anger Ticks Me Off!!

Anger. It’s the emotion that makes me the angriest! I’m the kind of person who will replay a scenario over and over in my head. I’m either upset because I ripped someone a new one, or upset that I didn’t. I’ll replay different scenes in my head of me doing this or that, and the […]

Fill’er Up!

Until the day my Mawmaw died, she had never put gas in her car. For those of you too young to remember, there used to be full service gas stations. The attendant would come out, pump your gas and wash your windshield. Even after all the gas stations went to self serve, there was one […]

Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Without God, Steve and I would be divorced. Period! No ifs, ands, or buts about it! Our marriage would’ve failed had it not been for God’s grace and mercy. You see, like a lot of young couples, we started out backwards. We had sex before we married. Well, Steve was married, just not to me! […]

Don’t Touch That! Parenting 101

Even though my mom was young, in a lot of ways, she was wise beyond her years. She was never too quick to hand out advice; she made me think about it myself and make a decision. I remember one time I liked two guys and couldn’t decide which one I should stay with. I […]