God’s Favorite

God’s Favorite

“With the 1st overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, the Cincinnati Bengals select Joe Burrow, Quarterback from LSU.” (And the crowd goes wild!) After a record setting season, winning a Heisman Trophy, and leading his team to a National Championship, the former Buckeye...
A Perfect Fit

A Perfect Fit

As I surveyed my busy calendar and updated my never-ending to-do list recently, I was reminded of how not very long ago we were scrambling to find activities that could occupy our time. All the unknowns of a global pandemic and the ever-changing advice from the...
Hey, Look At Me!

Hey, Look At Me!

Anyone who knows me knows that I’m a bit of a gadget freak. Show me some new technology and start the tractor-beam, I’m sucked right in. One such tech that our family loves, that probably graces many of your kitchen countertops as well, is a Smart...
In the Meantime….

In the Meantime….

I was working at the church this week and our faithful volunteer Rodney came in and we started talking about lightbulbs. Through our discussion, a lightbulb came on for me. We were discussing that our lightbulbs keep burning out because our receptacles are so old and...
Garbage In, Garbage Out

Garbage In, Garbage Out

During a recent flip through the channels in a quest to find something worthy of watching, I stumbled across an old fav from my youth-Three’s Company. I thought “Hey, I could use some good ole fashion slap-stick comedy, some harmless fun, and nothing too racy or...
Driven to Distraction

Driven to Distraction

On a hill faraway…. sometimes it does seem faraway, doesn’t it? And in the events of history, it was. Almost 2000 years have passed since Jesus hung on the cross as a tried (although unfairly) and convicted criminal. It was so long ago that sometimes it can feel...
By and Through

By and Through

My son’s senior year of baseball (and school) is upon us, and after a recent scrimmage my husband and I were holding a “debriefing” of the game and preparing for the next one (because that’s what parents do).  We were peppering the boy with ALL the important...
Insane Courage

Insane Courage

“Hi, my name is Mitch and I’m a movie-aholic”. “Hi Mitch!” Okay, maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but maybe not. I have been an avid movie watcher since I can remember. I can be sucked into a heart-tugging, light-hearted romantic comedy like Sleepless In...
Waiting By My Jordan

Waiting By My Jordan

“Even as faithful followers of Jesus, we are sometimes left waiting and wondering how and when God will answer our prayers. He loves when we share our hearts with him; our dreams and desires, our fears and our disappointments. And I believe we bring a smile to...