Don’t Be a Jerk! Be a Neighbor!

These aren’t exactly ’neighborly’ times. Or are they? There is a ‘kill or be killed’ mentality that needs…to be killed. Most of us can give examples of people being bad neighbors. We’ve all heard the stories about people buying huge amounts of necessities (like toilet paper and sanitizer) and then trying to sell these products…

By Nancy March 23, 2020 0

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 1

Dressing Room Prayers

I was running in to try something on.  Just a few minutes and I’d be on my way. Dressing rooms are usually quiet places. If you hear anything, it’s along the lines of, “That’s pretty, but I liked the green one better.”  “Should I try another size?”  “Hey, we’re heading to the food court. Meet…

By Nancy July 25, 2019 0

Stubborn?

Football isn’t for girls. What’s your ‘Game’? My leg HURT! Hurt like I’d never known. I remember laying in bed thinking, “If I could just go to sleep…” But every time I rolled or shifted the least little bit, the pain spiked again. I don’t remember how I managed to get out of bed, I…

By Nancy June 24, 2019 0

What’s a Momma?

They got ‘K’ out with just the clothes he was wearing and a tattered, dirty blanket.  At nearly two years old, his vocabulary was limited to only three words. Just three!  “Juice”  “Dog”  “Yes”  The words ‘momma’ or ‘dada’ have no meaning. Yet. ‘K’  was rescued from a meth kitchen, a filthy, crowded apartment full…

By Nancy May 14, 2019 0