The Importance of the Small Group

I have a tendency to watch people. In fact, observing is a part of my job description as a school counselor. I spend the majority of my time in classrooms keeping track of certain kids' behaviors. This works out well because, for as far back as I can recall, I've been a people watcher. During … Continue reading The Importance of the Small Group

Day Eight

A Photo That Makes Me Angry Hang on for a sec... I'm gonna have to scour through my photo archives to see if I can find something that actually makes me angry. If I find a pic of someone not using a turn signal while dressed like a clown, well, that'll make it easy. I … Continue reading Day Eight

Honor Those Who Fear the Lord

My pastor, Jeff, issued a challenge on his blog. His post focused on honoring the people in his life who fear the Lord. As he explained it, these are the people who have pushed him closer to Christ throughout his life. His challenge to readers was to think about people who fear the Lord and … Continue reading Honor Those Who Fear the Lord


Growing up, I went to church with a woman called Weird. I'm pretty sure, for a long time, I thought that was her actual name. Really, her name was Jean. But to most of us, she was just Weird. My Dad had become close to her family a long time before I was born. Apparently, … Continue reading Weird

Life Story: Chapter Eleven

Welcome to a series of stories that basically make up my autobiography. It’s not entirely thorough, but I’ll do the best I can with the memories locked away inside my head. Could be therapeutic for me. Could be humorous for you. Either way, enjoy… Previously on Life Story... I got ahead of myself in jumping … Continue reading Life Story: Chapter Eleven