The first time I skipped a rock across the pond in my backyard, I stared at its effects, mesmerized by the ripples. I remember wondering if the concentric circles would reach the bank on the other side. There was a … Read more
Abundance has a way of causing people to get stuck. On one hand, there is the abundance of good. Success, notoriety, blessings, and even happiness gives us a desire to never abandon that place of joy. On the other hand, … Read more
O Lord, I thank you for the light that shines from within! Help me this day to recognize the several points of light that shine within me: the light of faith, the light of hope, the light of love! Regardless … Read more
No thanks. Sorry. Not good enough. I don’t believe you can. You don’t have the look. What about a sneering gaze or sarcastic laughter? Each of these are laced with the idea of rejection. Yes, rejection, which results in humiliation, … Read more
Merciful Father in Heaven, look down in Your love upon all those who protect us and ours from the ravages of fire and flame. Grant them the courage and skills to carry out their duties well and safely. When they … Read more
What if the world did not revolve around you? What if the world was not your pearl? What if everything you went through to get where you are was not even about you?
Yes! You did go through it. Yes, … Read more
The Lord’s Prayer
Our Father, Who art in Heaven, hallowed be Thy name; Thy Kingdom come, Thy will be done on earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses as … Read more
A Short Prayer for Guidance
Heavenly Father, thank you for Your guidance.
Forgive me for getting ahead of Your plans,
and help me know when to stop and listen for Your direction.
Your ways are perfect, Lord. Thank you for … Read more
Last Friday and Saturday, October 26 and 27, female entrepreneurs throughout Indiana came together in the culmination of Dorlita Blakely’s efforts, her first women’s conference. Embracing inspiration through passion, purpose, and potential, ip3: Women on a Mission, celebrates … Read more