That First Step

That First Step

  If you all will recall the last two weeks of coffee with cupcake- The Other Side and We Aren’t Fine. To get to the other side there are several things you must do that I am learning every day. To start to get to the other side you must have Christ beside...
The Other Side

The Other Side

  As I was writing one of my journal entries, these three words jumped off the page.  I sent a text to two of my go-to Bible buddies and asked what their first thought was when I said, “The Other Side? What do these words mean to you?” Heaven The...
We’re Not Fine

We’re Not Fine

How many times have you been somewhere, and you run into a friend maybe not even a friend an acquaintance and they say, “How are you?”  What do you say?  I’m fine; I’m OK!  Liar!  Most of the time, we aren’t telling the truth.  We aren’t fine; we aren’t OK. Today I’m...
Joy in Pain

Joy in Pain

Last week, Michele Kersieck, purchased a few pieces of joy to send to some little girls.  I delivered that afternoon.  I went to the back door no answer, so I went around to the front rang the doorbell and placed the small sacks in the door.  As I was backing out of...
Loss is Perspective

Loss is Perspective

LOSS- Losing something or someone, grief when deprived of someone or something of value PERSPECTIVE- An attitude toward or way of regarding something – a point of view (viewpoint) Jay and I have always told the girls that usually, no matter what your situation, you...
Have You Stopped

Have You Stopped

  In our town, there is a stoplight that has been not working for several weeks.  Since it has been not functioning properly it has been used as a four-way stop.  I go through this intersection every day.  The other day I came upon the four-way, and I sat there. ...

Pass On Joy and Endure the Dirt Cancer 5K Mud Run

Endurance. It’s a word familiar to runners, but it’s also one often used with cancer patients. Cancer calls for endurance, from diagnosis through rounds of treatment to the physical and emotional effects cancer has on both the cancer patient and their loved ones. When...

#StringerStrong

WHITE HALL, Ark. – A basketball coach in Jefferson County teaches his players all he knows about the game, but his players are also teaching him something as well. Each day after school, Coach Marc Stringer is 100 percent committed to coaching champions. Stringer...