Lessons from Job

This week, as part of my reading plan, I found myself immersed in the book of Job. Holy wow! The book of Job is a tough one to read – and strangely enough, one I want to dig a little deeper into. Up until this week, I have fled far away from this depressing and confusing book. For the task of … [Continue reading]

Immersed in the Story

I am going through the Grow in His Word material with my small group. This is the second time I have led a group through this study. The first time was almost overwhelming. There is so much “extra” stuff hidden between the words we read, and unearthing this knowledge is like finding a treasure chest … [Continue reading]

Just a another day in the life…of a tired mama

If you are one of my Facebook friends, you will occasionally see what I lovingly term as “Gavinism’s.” They are the quirky quotes that come from the … [Continue reading]

Be Extraordinary

It has been way too long since I have had a check-in with those of you reading the Bible through with me this year. It’s an intensive plan, isn't it? … [Continue reading]

Lord, break my heart…

I have to admit how heavy my heart is this week. Do you ever feel that way? I made the mistake of both scrolling though Facebook and watching the news … [Continue reading]

Divin’ In

I have decided that I don’t like devotionals. What? Let me back up… I’m really not anti-devotional. I like devotionals. I use devotionals. … [Continue reading]

Monday Night Truth

I was asked to write a little article about small groups for my church. I was excited to share my experience with the church body, but as I began … [Continue reading]

Fat Girl Running – It’s all about the laughs

What is funnier than a frumpy, fat girl in a fitness center? Not much, really – so let me tell you about that one time… I had a work meeting this … [Continue reading]

I just don’t get it…

Things I just don’t understand: 1-ply toilet paper - 'nuff said Using your turn signal in the turn lane - Shouldn't it be obvious I am … [Continue reading]

Dear exercise…

Day Eleven: When we exercise, we tend to choose cardio options – which are great. But we can’t forget the importance of strength training as well. How … [Continue reading]