Miss Indiana, Katie Stam won the Miss America pageant last night. I did not see the show, only heard it, but what a witness she portrayed in her character, presentation and humbleness. Check out her talent portion of the competition: A powerful witness to what’s really important about our walk with God. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZYX50WhxCo&feature=channel


I don’t believe in coincidences…only in God’s love and care in my life. In this season of Epiphany…I am having epiphanies of my own. I know what Epiphany means in the church, but I was curious about the dictionary definition. According to merriamwebster.com, this is one of many: “…an intuitive grasp of reality through something … [Read more…]

I’m ready for 2009

I’m ready for some change.I’m ready for a new year.I’m ready for new adventures.I’m ready to set some new goals.I’m ready for whatever God is going to give me.I’m ready for 2009.

free spirit

I never considered myself a free spirit, but maybe I am more than I thought. Sometimes I just want to travel and write. No schedule, no commitments, just going where I want; visiting family, friends, and seeing the world. I suppose I can do that now, but it’s harder when you have responsibilities. I wish … [Read more…]

wonder drug

Zicam. Ever heard of it? I am calling it the wonder drug. I woke up yesterday morning all congested. My nose ran like there was no tomorrow and I just felt yucky. Then a friend told me about Zicam, and to take it on the onset of the symptoms. So I did. …And it worked! … [Read more…]


I am conservative when it comes to certain issues too, but no communion because you voted for Obama? Where do these people get their ideas? “SC priest: No communion for Obama supportersSC Roman Catholic priest says Obama supporters shouldn’t receive Holy Communion”http://www.newsweek.com/id/168949/page/1


I received an interesting article in my latest weekly CPYU email update that I received today. It’s about why students leave the faith after high school, but it high lights a passage written by William Wilberforce over 200 years ago. I just think it’s incredible that in 200+ years, it hasn’t changed. Young people were … [Read more…]


I never thought it would be this hard to transition from college friends to real world friends. But I am a firm believer that college does not prepare you socially for the real world…Do you agree? Although, I have many friends that have established their own group on their own…why can’t I? I know it … [Read more…]

i remember…

I remember The sun shining down On his bronzed and dirty face He worked in his garden Caring for God’s creation I remember A warm breeze lightly ran across my skin I watched him intently He looked tired But he never wavered in his steps I remember Feeling so free and relaxed Forgetting insignificant details … [Read more…]


How do you show someone you still care about them, even though they have chosen a path that you may not agree with them on?