It seems like I’m speaking to more and more people who are feeling paralyzed or stuck and unable to get motivated or moving in a forward motion. For the majority of my life I’ve been involved either personally or with others, walking through difficult times … Continue reading Semi-Stuck vs. Semi-Safe
The first week, I was asked to re-do the phone greeting for the company. This was great the first time, but then about the tenth time on the first day....it got a little scary.
Are You a Pioneer? Pioneers leave to pursue a called destination, not knowing the way, the outcome, the dangers, the perils, the losses.
“President Zelenskyy and the Ukrainian people have risen as historic symbols of courage and principle.” “Ukraine is the tip of the spear for the democratic embrace of dreams. If we allow it to fight alone, our soul as America is lost.”
Kenya 2015 Trip to Challenge Farm Dear Friend,The call of God can never be stated explicitly; it is implicit. The call of God is like the call of the sea, no one hears it but the one who has the nature of the sea in … Continue reading I promise you will be amazed by God!
Growing up in the second grade and going to Southside Elementary school in Sanford, Florida was a big deal. I can still remember my classroom with the high gloss wooden floors and ceiling to floor windows. You could actually stand there and look out at … Continue reading A Boy Named Oswald from Sanford, Florida
Sunday School Teacher Dana Beth Tyler & Myself One day a wedding, three days later...a dearth. This has been more than an exciting month! I don’t know about you but my plans have been rearranged, turned upside down and am certain I still don’t have … Continue reading Roman Roads & Returning Soldiers
Mentor & First Mom Counselor TessaWe met over a decade ago… Since then she and I have cried, laughed and prayed together through the years. She has recently married a wonderful man and continues to be passionate about family unity, evangelism, teaching and especially ministering … Continue reading Tessa Quirindongo ~ Advocate & “First Mother” Counselor
roll on, Jordan, roll Yeah, this sad world we live in, boys, it sure can get you down When you can't seem to get your head on straight and your feet back on the ground But I think every little thing's gonna be alright, yeah, it's all gonna be okay Isaac Watts
10 Then David got up and ran that day from Saul. I Samuel 21: 8-10a People are broken and even those we love can say and do evil things to us.My older brother Doug once said to me, "People are like rattlesnakes, they strike out at … Continue reading Left – on the run
“Who do you believe you are?” She was asked this question recently and the answers varied from last week. “I’m a mother, grandmother who is alone, sad, tired, fat, homeless and disillusioned.” “Why do you believe that?” “Why? Because that is what I think others … Continue reading Woman in the Mirror
I was recently traveling and had just pulled into a McDonalds to take a bathroom break. I had been praying and listening to the radio all morning. During this past season I've been alone a lot except for when I'm doing ministry or helping someone … Continue reading Help! I’ve Been Arrested!
Jesus is on my mind today. He is the man who won't go away. I've just started reading the book by John Ortberg, Who Is This Man (Published 2012) and I haven't even got past the first page when the reality of life and death … Continue reading The Man Who Won’t Go Away
Over two thousand years ago a man named Jesus changed the seating charts forever! It doesn't matter where you were born, if you have royal blood, work on a plantation, or own many towers. And God raised us up with Christ and seated us with … Continue reading The Seating Chart Has Changed!
Joy Recovery Sometimes the Lord uses strange circumstances to get our attention! While I was in Alaska I opened the door to let out my friend's English Setter Samantha and to my surprise there was a moose who had jumped over the fence! I wish … Continue reading The Moose Jumped Over the Fence
I was sitting in a coffee shop thinking about Father's Day and asking God what He wanted me to share. There have been many influential fathers in my lives. Pictured above and below are just a few of some of the ones I know personally. … Continue reading Fathers, We Need You! You are Soul Care Providers
I've known many mothers and fathers who have gone through trials and tribulations regarding their children. Whatever the case, God has the storm under control. He is walking through the storms to get to us just one young expectant father whose unborn son went from … Continue reading Fatherhood begins in the womb.
Suddenly Emergency Text Alert!! As I'm literally writing this blog, I get a text on my phone, "Did you say you are flying to Florida in two days? Have you seen the weather channel? Will Tropical Storm Alberto affect your travel? So I did what … Continue reading Emergency Text Alert!
When I was in Asia recently and looking into the faces of my two grandson's Jonah and Hudson, I encountered total unconditional love and unspeakable joy. I observed how they cling to their mother when they are tired and hungry, but aren’t afraid to explore … Continue reading Face of God
"Recently I felt the Lord say, Marlene, 2018 will be a year of acceleration, fruitfulness and you will catch a second wind if you don't give up!" This was confirmed recently by a prophetic word from Gale Sheehan : 2018 Open Doors in the Eye … Continue reading 2018 ~ Dave Wottle Kick & Year of Your Second Wind