I know God’s Word changes women. It changed me—and I’ve seen its powerful effect on many others. My talks and books address real-life issues with honesty, humor, and powerful, hope-giving stories. They also have a purpose: that women hear God speak to them, respond, and experience freedom from attitudes, thoughts, and actions that have robbed them of faith and joy.

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With love,








The Latest on the Blog

Think Before You Speak!

Part of the fun of the Christmas season is thinking about what food or gift you’ll be taking to parties and get-togethers. (If you’re like me, this can also be part of the stress because of my less-than-Julia Child skills!) Although food and gifts add to feelings of goodwill, there’s another more long-lasting way to […]
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Think Before You Shop

Did you go Christmas shopping the day after Thanksgiving? I don’t know why they call it Black Friday, but I hope you had fun! Most of us have already done some shopping, got stuck in traffic, and driven round and round praying for a parking spot. In other words, we’ve already tasted the pressure of […]
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Simplify This Holiday Season

To simplify: to take something potentially overwhelming, exhausting, and draining, and pare it down to what matters most. Simplifying involves our use of time, money, commitments, and the choices we constantly make—and this applies to the Holiday Season also. Here are 5 questions to get you thinking about how to Simplify the use of your time, […]
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Joyful, Cheerful, Thankful?

Do you want to be joyful on Thanksgiving Day—and through the holidays? Let me encourage you to remember: It begins with YOU, not what you have or what your house looks like or how your turkey turns out! Here’s a gift from me to YOU: A prayer for JOY! I love it because it makes […]
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Jesus, Lead Me...

In my last blog, I promised to share an experience that taught me about God’s purposes when we pray and wait for His answer. Here it is. Five months after stepping down as the Teaching Leader of my local Bible Study Fellowship class, my mother had a sudden heart attack. I was able to get […]
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