Author: Nancy Oehlert

Satan Wants You to Grow Up

Satan wants us to think and act like adults. He wants us to feel that we have moved beyond the ‘learning years’. He likes it when we reach the point where we stop asking so many questions.  Adults don’t ask a lot of questions because, truthfully, we’ve already made up our minds about most things.…

By Nancy Oehlert August 22, 2019 2

Training Your Inner Puppy

Youth is so energetic! So exuberant! So time-consuming! So messy…and exhausting.  Trying to focus on writing when there are two new puppies in the house is nearly impossible. The pups, Chip and Penny, are precious, but accidents happen. It’s fun to play with and teach them, but they have a tendency to run without watching…

By Nancy Oehlert August 2, 2019 2

What Old Photos Reveal

It happened again. An old, ugly habit showed up. My ‘open-the-mouth-without-thinking’ habit. Throughout my life, my mouth has gotten me into a lot of trouble. A whole lot. When am I going to learn? I was talking with Jana, a sweet, generous friend. She’d seen my appeal on social media for inexpensive, quiet places to…

By Nancy Oehlert February 11, 2019 6

Letter to My Parents

Words are powerful. In the beginning, God ‘spoke’ the world into existence. He simply said, “Let there be light” and it was so. His words are so powerful. Our words have power, too. They have the power to build up or to tear down. To inspire or to offend. To enlighten or to embitter. Words…

By Nancy Oehlert December 18, 2018 0