Factory Reset

Factory Reset

Romans 12:2  (ESV) Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect. Factory Reset It wasn’t the news I had wanted to hear. My phone had...
Keeping Panic at Bay

Keeping Panic at Bay

A few years ago, I competed in a triathlon, which is quite a feat for someone who doesn’t like getting her face wet. I knew if I could just stay afloat during the quarter-mile swim, I could do well with the biking and running segments. After all, I knew how to...
When Fear Overtakes Us

When Fear Overtakes Us

I awakened in the morning with fear in my throat, and found myself trying to swallow the acrid taste of it. There was no immediate cause, but the irrational fear was overtaking my thoughts.  It had probably been building for some time. My husband Bob’s Parkinson’s and...

Girl, Shave Your Legs

Natural light—it illuminates so many things. As I sat in the sun one day, I was mortified to find a patch of hair, far too long for public viewing, growing on the front of my ankle. I was appalled at how many times I would’ve had to miss this spot for it to have grown...

Overcoming Fear

“She’s fearless,” we overhear someone say about another person, usually after the woman has done something crazy like walk on a tightrope over Niagara Falls. And yes, there are a few people in history who have been seemingly fearless in their attempts to accomplish...