Having recently returned from a high-flying trip to Louisiana, my place of birth where family resides and where I enjoy spectacular cuisine and daily collaboration, I have begun the process of revving down my engine. Because, let’s face it, I didn’t say “no” to fried catfish and shrimp, or that one restaurant that makes the … Continue reading DESPITE FAILURES

Trials of Consequence

As I followed my sister and brother-in-law into the building, an anxious spirit rested heavily on my chest prompting silent prayer for peace and discernment. It had been 10 months, the longest it had ever been between visits. My sister told the lady behind the glass who we were there to see. My nephew, whom … Continue reading Trials of Consequence

Speeding down the thoroughfare of 2020!

How does a new year affect you? Are you one of “those” revving your engine ready to speed down the thoroughfare of 2020? Or, maybe you are one of “those” still looking for the keys. However you steer into a New Year, it’s certain that nothing is certain. You can’t always plan for what’s around … Continue reading Speeding down the thoroughfare of 2020!

Fixing My Thoughts in the New Year!

Circumstances turn out for the greater good? “I have told you all this so that you may have peace in me. Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world” (John 16:33, NLT). From the recent trials of Rodney’s accident to the struggle to regain … Continue reading Fixing My Thoughts in the New Year!

Immanuel; It's no accident: The Lord is with us!

Eight days ago, an accident changed our plans! We planned to spend Christmas in Louisiana with my side of the family. We were due to leave 2 days after the accident occurred. Many things this year did not transpire as we had planned or even had hoped. Two of our children had surgery, unexpectedly. Our … Continue reading Immanuel; It's no accident: The Lord is with us!