12 December

The Best Regift Ever…

The Best Regift Ever…

Online shopping works pretty well for me. This time of year, I have boxes being dropped at our front door a few times a week. I usually snatch them up and move them to my closet so no one else in the family has time to discern where the box is from and what is inside. Today […]

10 December

Before Panic Set In….

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Before Panic Set In….

All day long I kept thinking that something was wrong. Actually, at different points over the past few weeks I suspected a problem with our pool. When we moved into our new house this spring, we were blessed with a beautiful pool. On this particular day, it was not feeling like a blessing. I woke […]

28 November

Choosing Thankfulness Over Hopelessness, part 2

Choosing Thankfulness Over Hopelessness, part 2

Here is part 2 of Sarah Vicker’s guest blog. We can all learn from Sarah on how to be thankful… Soon after this, a woman called my home, and spoke with my mom. The woman said, “You don’t know me, but my name is Megan, and I am a brain injury Occupational Therapist. I’ve heard […]

26 November

Choosing Thankfulness Over Hopelessness, part 1

Choosing Thankfulness Over Hopelessness, part 1

One of the privileges I have of being in ministry with my husband is that I get to know some amazing people. Today will be part one of a two-part blog. I have asked Sarah Vickers to be my guest blogger as we celebrate Thanksgiving. Sarah understands thankfulness in a way that we can all […]

21 November

In the Highs and Lows

In the Highs and Lows

At the end of every semester of Bible study, the women of Highpoint gather to enjoy brunch and share corporately what God has been doing in each of our small groups. It is often a time of encouragement, a reminder of great Biblical truths we have learned over the study, and a chance to celebrate […]

19 November

Only a Woman….

Only a Woman….

After recently being sick, I have made two observations that should help us on those days we are feeling like we always fall short: 1.     Women Have Super Sonic Ears The stomach bug is going around Memphis. I hope that you stay clear, if it has not gotten you already. Thursday night I got in […]

14 November

Help Wanted for today :(

Help Wanted for today :(

Writing a blog may be dangerous. Some days I think that I am probably repeating wisdom on the same few struggles because I personally have not had complete victory over them yet. I wonder what themes I would find if I went back and read my previous months posts in succession. Too bad I don’t […]

12 November

Can “good” ever be good enough?

Can “good” ever be good enough?

Do you realize that our entire culture is geared to make us feel dissatisfied? We constantly are being told we need something to truly be happy. I remember sitting in Dr. Planchon’s marketing class in college and learning the truth behind all of the commercials. The goal of anyone with a product or idea to […]

7 November

2 Clogged Toilets and a Rotted Mailbox

2 Clogged Toilets and a Rotted Mailbox

This past Sunday afternoon our entire family was past the point of exhaustion. The previous week Chris had been out of town. He returned Thursday night only for me to leave on Friday. I failed to get the kids to pack for their student retreat that started that evening, so I punted the responsibility to Chris […]

5 November

More Lessons from Amo

More Lessons from Amo

Amo is our four-legged child. He came to be a member of our family three Christmases ago. Over the three years, he has brought a lot of joy to our family. Yes, he is a lot of work, but somehow it is always worth it. Recently, I noticed two things about our pup that could […]