Stewardship Series Week 6: Use Your Gifts

As this series on stewardship comes to a close, I want to get personal. I know talking about stewardship of the body was probably personal enough, but this topic is really personal. It’s about your gifts, talents, and abilities. Every gift and talent God has bestowed has been strategically given. They are not just blessings…

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The Power of Placement

For 14 years, I have been an English teacher. It’s hard work, and throughout those years, education has changed significantly. More restrictive testing requirements and state standards have robbed teachers of the flexibility and creativity we once enjoyed. Increased demands of these new requirements on instructional time have actually decreased the amount I can cover in…

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Undivided Heart

An Undivided Heart

I’m easily distracted. Really, I am. Something shiny (physically or metaphorically) catches my eye and my head snaps towards it. How easily it lures me in. Likewise, I’ll be working on a task in one room of the house, walk into another room, and get caught up in some other needful activity. Before I know…

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