Does evil win?

Because sometimes (ok more often then not) I do need some time to recharge… Listen to Jesus’ Invitation He tells us to get away and find some time ALONE (not in group therapy, small groups, or on facebook) with just Him. This world can overwhelm me and I have to get away. I have to remember … Continue reading

Are You Happy?

As a military wife I have struggled with spouts of depression. The topic has come up a number of times lately, especially since the uniform switch. Some of the men headed out are in new uniforms and wives have told me that it brings with it spouts of anxiety attacks and just overwhelming sadness at … Continue reading

So you still think God is a merciful God?

Originally posted on A Tenacious Joy:
July 22 – a note of explanation I’ve tried to leave this post just as it was originally written because it was a heartfelt response after a very traumatic experience.  But I’m sometimes clumsy with words and even when I think I am writing clearly, there is always the…

Volunteering- Pt 2

Training Volunteers (aka Vs) is an essential part of a successful organization, outreach, or project. As an FRG leader I love that training is built in and required before picking up a phone and officially being a key caller or before being handed a checkbook as the treasurer. As the Ministry Director of our church I struggle … Continue reading

Volunteering – Pt 1

I’ve been reading a lot lately on volunteering. Not that I’m looking for ways to volunteer, nope I’m looking to recruit a few. Recruiting volunteers is not just part of my day job, it is also something I’ve volunteered to do. Have I used the V word enough yet? Nope, sorry there’s more Vs coming. … Continue reading

Starting fresh? Don’t do it my way.

I’m staring down at a blank pad of paper with this foreign object called a pen in my hand. The past 24 hours has taught me a few things. ALWAYS back up your hard drive A piece of paper and a pencil are sometimes the safest way to write A fresh start may be frightening … Continue reading

Where am I – Well Christmas Vacation of course!

Wondering where I’ve been this week? Well I decided to take a little Christmas Vacation. Not really. Actually I’m busy blogging for Sunrise Baptist’s Christmas in July series. Feel free to check it out and I will be back here on Monday with another addition to The Esther Project.