Very Married

Very Married

My husband, Alan, and I are very married. In fact, in two days we will celebrate our 33rd anniversary. I first laid eyes on Alan when I was 17 years old. It was the summer of 1981, and I was sitting in the back row of seats for an evening service at church. My cousin...
Podcast: The Ocean of God’s Love

Podcast: The Ocean of God’s Love

We talk to so many people who struggle with finding the time to engage in the spiritual practices they long for. I know that your day may feel like it is flying by and you don’t have any choices in your schedule. However, most of you can find just a few minutes to...
Podcast: The Unhurried Way of Love

Podcast: The Unhurried Way of Love

In these weeks following Easter, our church community has been focusing on “Resurrection: A New Life of Love.” The essence of the risen life is love. Living a risen life is living in Jesus’ way of love. We live in Southern California, and it can be a very hurried...
Love Well

Love Well

L.O.V.E. Such a small and simple word. When all is said and done, love is what matters and what lasts. If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom...
Your Cleansed and Grateful Life

Your Cleansed and Grateful Life

In my younger days, I was taught that reading the bible was for studying, learning, growing and memorizing. And I am grateful. The scriptures are deeply implanted in me because of solid, bible teaching churches. And, somewhere along the way, I was taught (maybe more...