Saying Goodbye

With the onset of the Christmas season, we revive our dearest holiday memories and they bring tremendous joy and cheer to our hearts. My favorites are days off from school with Christmas songs blaring "Joy to the World", baking Christmas cookies with my mother and sisters. We used to make "whoopie pies"! Do you know…

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THIS IS A "MASK FREE" ZONE! Which means, we check our masks at the door and walk in the reality of a life of faith that is sometimes, messy, disappointing, not easy to understand and FILLED with questions. A SLEDGEHAMMER ZONE!! We break down the walls of pretense and hypocrisy that, so often, is the face of…

A Special Note to All My Subscribers & Friends

Hello friends. I'll be taking some time off from social media and THE WORSHIP LIFE platform for a time of reflection and self-care that is long overdue. Publishing on all my various platforms will be in recess during this time. My hope is to re-engage  rested, invigorated and with renewed vision. Thank you for your…

Understanding Our Value & Worth (The Foundation for Building Healthy Relationships)

In this two-part podcast, I talk about why so many of our relationships are filled with turmoil and we keep making the same mistakes over and over. Why so many of us feel like victims instead of victors….a wound that I believe exists in the understanding our worth as human beings that many of us…

One of the Biggest Battles I Fight! (A Personal Disclosure)

One of the greatest battles I fight is getting my mind off myself and onto others. How about you? My days are consumed with my job, my bills, my family, my significance, my health, am I doing all I can do....and the list goes on and on. There is only one common denominator in all…

5 Things Parents Can Do For Themselves and Their Kids as They Transition Into Adulthood

It's August and that means your kids are going back to school. For some of you, they are entering Middle or High school and some of you are sending your kids off to college or your kids have let you know they are venturing out on their own or you’ve let them know it’s time…

Ten Things Worship Leaders Should Exhibit If They’re Going To Lead Well…That Have Nothing To Do With Music.

This week while studying God's Word, the Lord brought me to 1 Thessalonians chapter two to an amazing portion of scripture where Paul was talking about his conduct among the believers and those he led and did life with. He was entrusted with the Gospel to bring it to them and he began to talk…

Love’s Key That Can Open the Door of Your Heart

Father. Son. Holy Spirit. Three in One. God is One. Father and Son. Not employer and employee. Not teacher and student. Not president, or prime minister, or dictator. But Father and Son! So profound that the Godhead is identified as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. A truth we rarely even notice. Holy Spirit is Comforter, Counselor,…

Fighting the Battle of Self-Rejection

Self-rejection is a taboo subject because it contains so many implications. Yet, millions of us, the majority, women, engage in this practice daily. Some to very severe degrees to the point of eating disorders, domestic violence, drug additions, self-mutilation and self-abasement of the worst kinds. In this week's podcast, we'll discuss some of the origins…

Desolate Places (When God Leads You Into the Wilderness)

des·o·late adjective adjective: desolate 1. (of a place) deserted of people and in a state of bleak and dismal emptiness. It seems that God might be partial to the desolate places. After all, great men of God were led there; Moses. Joseph. John the Baptist. And even Jesus. They were all led into the wilderness for…

The Obstacle to True Belonging

If you've ever minimized yourself for someone's approval or to "belong", you may not have experienced true belonging at all. Find out why in this week's podcast post. Jesus never made Himself small in order to belong, because He already belonged, in the Father's heart. You can experience that same belonging which will pave the…