Encouraging Word


In the Midst of Waiting, LOOK UP What do we do while we are waiting? Do we worry, fret, get anxious? Do we get impatient, get angry, ask why? I had three, separate appointments at Mayo Clinic/Rochester, Minnesota. It happened to be my 70th birthday, too. Let me share the […]

New Beginning…

A New Heart/A Fresh Start… During the holidays I heard a song that spoke to me concerning the state of Mary’s heart when she was told she was to become pregnant. She was terrified. She asked, “How can this be since I am a virgin?” I love the Scripture in […]

Holidays Are Not Always Happy

We are just wrapping up the holidays. Some have very happy memories and I so rejoice with you, but I know many who have walked through very sad chapters; whether it be because of a death, sickness, broken relationship, or some other hardship. I came across the song below from […]

No Two Alike

“Comparison is the thief of joy” Every time I make something, “Made from Scratch,” I think to myself, “There are ‘No Two Alike!’” I couldn’t make it happen, no matter how hard I try. Do you know why? My kitchen is not a big mass produced, plop, plop out of […]

Duty Bound or Love Bound?

My husband, Randall, and I have traveled in ministry together for over 47 years. I knew very early that my calling was to, “Stimulate one another toward love and helpful activities, not neglecting to meet together…giving mutual encouragement”(Hebrews 10:24-25) particularly with ministry wives. One of the greatest blessings for me […]

Is That All There Is?

I was excited for Randall and me to fly to Calgary AB Canada to attend the Pentecostal World Conference. We had never been to Calgary nor to one of the Pentecostal World Conferences, held all over the world the last 25 years. I went expecting and waiting to hear a […]

Some Things Just Go Together…

We all know some things just go together like: (My List…..you may have your own list) Mac & Cheese… Peanut Butter & Jelly… Potato Chips & Brownies… French Fries & Ice Cream (or Saltine Crackers…memory as a kid)… Pizza/Mexican & Diet Coke… Movie & Popcorn… The last one brings me […]