THOUGHTS ON PRAYER: CHOCOLATE Hi, I am Debbie. I am a faithful follower of Jesus Christ and a chocoholic. If we were in a 12 step recovery program this is where you would say: “Hi, Debbie. Thank you for sharing”. I am “sharing” because I have been craving chocolate a bit more than usual over […]

Thoughts on Prayer: A Distressed Tree

A Distressed Tree “Your tree is in distress.” this was the greeting I received when I answered a call from my yard service about a year ago. It took a few minutes to process. I asked for clarification as to who was calling and what they were saying– exactly. He confirmed he was from the […]

Safely Home

Thoughts on Prayer: Safely Home The phrase “safely home” has taken on new meaning this week for those in Central and South Alabama. A weather “event” occurred Tuesday, January 28, 2014. It started softly snowing around 9 a.m. ish, normally this is enough to close schools and clear every Wal-Mart and grocery store shelf of […]

Cleansing and Refreshing

    Today was one of those days where I could have been four places at once. All were important. All were beneficial. I don’t know about you but, I can get overwhelmed when that happens. It leads to over analyzing my options. Consequently, I usually end up staying home due to the fact there […]

The Art of Camaraderie

This is a piece I wrote for High Noon Stress Busters. The Art of Camaraderie Did you know camaraderie and your bedroom have a lot in common? The root “cama” is Spanish for bed.[i]  Your bedroom tends to be the place where you can breathe. It is the site of intimacy, fun, rest and […]