Off-Script and Over-Caffeinated – A Review

Hold on to your hat for Off-Script and Over-Caffeinated, the newest release from the dynamic duo, mother and daughter team Rhonda and Kaley Rhea. The snappy dialogue of (are avocados offensive?) and honest emotions (Oh, good. Anger. My favorite emotion.) are threaded throughout. You’ll find yourself in a dilemma: do you stop reading to bask in a great line, or do you let the story take you over like a tsunami?

What’s real of make-believe? What’s right or wrong? All that, wrapped with prayers of clarity and worship. How do they do it?

Grab a copy of Off-Script and Over-Caffeinated for yourself or ant friend who loves a great read.

Wear Wide-View Goggles

Don’t be surprised when something happens that really ticks you off.

It helps, though, if you step back, put your wide-view goggles on, and take a broad look at the challenges you’re facing.

Look around you. What’s really happening?

Read Nehemiah 3:10, Meanwhile, the people in Judah said, “The strength of the laborers is giving out, and there is so much rubble that we cannot rebuild the wall.”

Is your strength giving out? Are you thinking of giving up? Here’s the real question … a solution that Satan’s possibly put in your mind.

Are you considering pulling away from God? From church? Oh, you’d never say so, but you’re weary … so bone weary.

Remember, Christianity is messy. It’s common to face opposition. Satan’s a master at hammering on Christians. But when you use your wide-view goggles, it’s easy to see the full picture.

Read on in Nehemiah 4, After I looked things over, I stood up and said to the nobles, the officials and the rest of the people, “Don’t be afraid of them. Remember the Lord, who is great and awesome, and fight for your families, your sons and your daughters, your wives and your homes” (v. 4).

Don’t let Satan distract you and steal your joy. Be like Nehemiah and stay focused on the job God gives, even when there were distractions.

What do you see when you look for the full picture?

God’s Best During Your Worst: A Preview

How big does God need to be?

Sometimes when we’re in the midst of tragedy, it’s difficult to grasp God’s presence and comfort.

I should know.

After suffering a seizure on April 1, 2011, doctors found a tumor on my brain and told me I may only have ten days to live. I spent those ten days seeking answers. Why was I facing such horror? What had I done to cause this? Was God punishing me?

Was God even there?
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A Friend to All Women

Shouldn’t Christian Women Be the MOST Confident?To my lady friends (or to men who know a lady). Check out Jillian Lancour and her Clothes and Curves website. She is truly a friend to all women.

I love this woman! I met Jillian a few years ago and immediately connected with her. Besides being one of the funniest women I know, she focuses on what her purpose is: to share Jesus with hurting ladies. She makes you laugh while building you up at the same time. Then she makes you think.

Check out her September 13, 2019 blog, Shouldn’t Christian Women Be the MOST Confident? 

Leave her a note and tell her how her blog effected you. She’s so nice … she may write you back.

Love you , Jillian. Keep smiling.

2019 AWSA Conference in Murfreesboro

Pardon me for as I offer a bit of shameful self-promotion.

Look what was included in the August/September 2019 edition of Leading Hearts Magazine. Here’s a copy of a full-page ad (page 34) handed out at the 2019 AWSA conference in Murfreesboro, Tennessee last month.

If you pull up the magazine, before you even get to page 34 and after, you’ll see wonderful information from terrific women who love talking about Jesus. While I smile at what I found in the publication on Page 34, my heart sings from what this this magazine offers. Be blessed by the stories and articles shared in this publication.

Let me know what you liked best from these articles. What stories moved your heart?


Does God Hear Your Cries?

Do you wonder if God hears your cries? Feels your pain? Of, frankly, if he’s even there at all?

Check out Kristen D. Samuel’s latest blog.


5 Reasons Why God Cares About Your Depression

Thanks, Kristen.