The Unexpected

The Last Load of Laundry

I originally wrote this two years ago and it feels like yesterday. I am still missing Matthew. _________________ I wasn't expecting this today. It's New Year's day, 2015. My little one is 7 and has been getting over a tummy bug so I kept her home today and spent the day housecleaning. The kids tease… Continue reading The Last Load of Laundry


Spend it All!

Every day comes with its own currency. Every New Year we celebrate new beginnings, but in reality, there are new beginnings for us every day: Lamentations 3:22,23 NKJ "Through the Lord’s mercies we are not consumed, because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness." Every morning is a fresh start - because of God's mercy… Continue reading Spend it All!

New Year

End of year musing

My Bible reading brought me to Proverbs 31 today which extensively covers "the Proverbs 31 woman.". I'm always very challenged when I read these verses. Most of the time when reading them, I'll think "Wow, whoever that lady was...she was amazing." At our wedding, just before I walked up the aisle, my husband read Proverbs… Continue reading End of year musing

New Year

Great Joy and Great Sorrow

It's been a year. A year full of activity. It was the first full year we pastored here at TCI in Lake Worth, a year of transition and change for this great church. A year of personal tragedy as my younger brother passed away suddenly. A year of challenge when my husband was hospitalized for… Continue reading Great Joy and Great Sorrow


Help us to be moved with what moves God’s heart

I've spent much of this week doing admin and lessons for the children's work here. I have felt inundated and overwhelmed with paperwork - but the reports are now done for a while and all accounts balanced and the children are being fed. I slept better when all those reports were done. During the latter… Continue reading Help us to be moved with what moves God’s heart