July 11, 2020

It was early in the morning when the sound of chainsaws buzzing outside of my window woke me. Wondering what was going on, I looked out the window to see a crew of men cutting down a massive tree in my neighbors front yard.   

I could hardly believe it.  That tre...

July 11, 2020

In this video, Adessa shares a personal story of struggling to overcome a misunderstanding of the word “Holiness”.

She talks about finding a middle road between legalism and liberalism and becoming the woman God wants us to be.

To Read More About Overcoming Compromise a...

July 4, 2020

Have you completely oblivious to the most obvious things that are happening around you?  Sadly, I have.   Maybe I'm preoccupied, maybe it's menopause brain, or maybe I'm just a little ditzy, but there are too many times when I'm in my own little world totally devoid of...

July 4, 2020

When God brings a mentor into your life, respect them enough to listen to them.

Simply put: Do what they tell you to do!

June 27, 2020


I love the 4th of July.   Even though we don’t usually go on a vacation or even have a big picnic, it’s one of my favorite holidays.  Some of my favorite traditions include watching fireworks in the car, tasting some of the first local corn on the cob, and enjo...

June 20, 2020

Let’s face it, we live in a world where everyone expects to be praised, told they are the best, and not succeeding is okay as long as you try your best.

Everyone gets a participation trophy.

But that’s not reality, especially in a mentor relationship.

June 20, 2020

I was sitting on the edge of the doctor’s table doubled over in pain convinced that I was about to hear that I had contracted a dreadful disease.   If not a disease, then for sure I was going to be rushed to the hospital for an emergency appendectomy.  I was feeling so...

June 17, 2020

"If everyone else jumped off a bridge, would you jump, too?"

How many of you heard that one growing up?  

Back in the day, it was every parent's response when their child said, "But everyone else is doing it." I remember my Mom saying it, followed by, "I don't care w...

June 13, 2020

Check out these practical tips for how to make the most of your mentoring relationship.

June 7, 2020

The other day a woman told a story about a wedding shower to which she wasn’t invited.  Apparently, the people hosting the party were planning some inappropriate activities and games that they knew my friend would find objectionable.  The party was being held by all Ch...

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