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Dear Lord, Keep My Mouth From Evil….Amen!

Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs,  that it may benefit those who listen. Ephesians 4:29 As a high school teacher, I have the unique experience of being able to see the similarities of behaviors in both children […]

Nurturing Your Body Through The Seasons of Life

Saturday June 9, 2018 10:00 AM


Saturday June 9, 2018 10:00 AM   She sets about her work vigorously; her arms are strong for her tasks. Proverbs 31:17 Come out ladies, to our next “Shades of You” event to have an open discussion about food choices, weight management and exercise.  Jackie Davis is a professor at Orange County Community College, a physical […]

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Never Forget That Jesus Loves You

Every day we need to be reminded that Jesus loves us.  Today is no different.  Satan, our adversary, never gives up on looking for strategies to attack our self-worth, so we need to be as vigilant in reminding him that we know who we are in Christ! As you play this audio/video, allow God’s word’s […]

Scheduling Conflicts

Does your schedule revolve around Jesus or do you try to fit Jesus into your schedule?  This was a question that was presented in a recent devotional that I read.  This thought provoking idea lingered in my mind for several days.  I would guess that most people that consider themselves Christians, would answer that Jesus […]

Start Your Day With Jesus

If you are like me, it takes focus for me to organize my day.  I am a mom, wife, daughter, friend, teacher, colleague, ministry leader, business owner… and the list goes on and on.  On any given day, some of these roles takes precedence over the other and sometimes it is difficult to keep them […]

The Perfect Love Letter

Today, many people around the world are celebrating their love for one another.  Some have been busy making plans for several weeks and others are still trying to think of creative methods to show their appreciation for those that they care about.  But, in the busyness of focusing our attention on those around us, we […]

Laughter is Good For You

A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit saps a person’s strength. Proverbs 17:22 With all of the woes that we experience in life, it is great to have opportunities to laugh. Anytime that we turn on the television or scroll through the pages of social media, there never appears to be any […]

If Jesus Were Sitting Next To Me….. 2018

I recently posed this self-reflective question at an event, “If Jesus were sitting next to you right now, what advice would he give you?”  As I reflect on 2017 and embrace 2018, I have to ponder the answer to this question for my own life.  Yes, 2017 came with many challenges, but there were many […]

What is Your Motivation?

Read Daniel 1 As I began to prepare for the Daniel Fast this year, I came across something that I had not paid attention to prior to this year.  I kept noticing the words, Daniel Plan and Daniel Fast mentioned in secular articles. Growing up in the church, I always heard of the Daniel Fast, but […]

It’s Time to Tune out Distractions

Recently, PAUSE66 hosted their winter “Shades of You” event with a Ladies Paint Night.  The theme was, “The Vision to Excellence: What Path are You Following in 2018?” This was explored by giving the ladies an opportunity to reflect on the challenges that they encountered during the year. Afterwards, they wrote those obstacles on a canvas […]