The Parts In Between
Enjoyed time at Shiloh National Military Park with the girls!
But the fruit of the spirit is…JOY!
Neil and I usually are on a boat watching fireworks on the river. This year; he had to work. Due to us being home, it gave me an opportunity to watch the beautiful displays with my father. Memories of our annual family reunion at my uncle’s house came flooding my mind. Oh how I cherishContinue reading “Happy Fourth of July!”
Neil and I got to spend some quality time with these precious souls! Jonah was able to show Kennedy how we “experts” make smores! “Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.” James 1:17
This morning marks our first day back with our Sunday school class! As Neil and I were leaving the campsite, I noticed a small portal. As we continued driving, we noticed the color intensified, the portal developed not just into just one brilliant rainbow, but a double rainbow! When I looked up double portion, IContinue reading “Joy and Blessings”
“I will guide you in the way of wisdom and I will lead you in upright paths. When you walk, your steps will not be hampered, and when you run, you will not stumble.” Proverbs 4:11-12
I love it when a long period of time goes by; but you are able to pick up where you left off with certain people. Well, these are some of these people in Neil and I’s life. Grateful for the past few days we were able to spend and reconnect with these two!
What a special time it was being back in Florence! Neil and I used to dream about running a campsite like this when we first got married. We revisited the idea and agree it still would be a great ministry opportunity. During the first few mornings, I walked Lily down to the doc with Trixie.Continue reading “Dare to Dream”
What a blessing! We were able to eat at our favorite restaurant in Florence, AL today. This was the first time we have been able to go inside and be served since the pandemic! Oh, what we used to take for granted and how blessed we are!
Neil and I were able to get out in the boat this weekend. He was delighted to get to fish and as much as I was just to spend time in the Lord’s creation. We both enjoyed the time spent with Kennedy and Chase. During our interactions, I was reminded not to be scared toContinue reading “Pay Attention!”
What a special surprise getting to see and spend some quality time with Cooper and Anna Carson this weekend! Oh, how I’ve missed these little ones and what joy they. bring to our lives!
Acts 2: 1-4 When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came to rest on eachContinue reading “Holy Spirit have YOUR way!”
What a joy it is to get to spend time with these two! We were trying to be creative being that we are still under the shelter-in-place mandate. I don’t know about you, but I think Kylie has a gift!
I found it interesting I was painting a door frame in Neil and I’s garage and a door frame of the rental property on Passover. I felt the Lord was showing me He was protecting me and my family. I felt led to put red material over our front door as a prophetic act toContinue reading “Holding onto His Promises”
There is power…in the mighty name of Jesus took on a whole new meaning for me as I was pressure washing our patio today. Ephesians 5:26 tells us we are cleansed the the washing of water by the Word. As I was powerwashing the pavement, I noticed how easily the water removed the dirt andContinue reading “It’s in the name!”
During Spring Break, we headed to Texas to visit Jonah. It was a sweet time getting to see where he has made his new home away from “home/Tupelo.” Not only did we get to spend some quality time with him and his girlfriend, but we also got to see his home, meet our grand furContinue reading “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!”
I went to visit Mary Francis this weekend and when I was driving home, I just began weeping. Jesus revealed that there was a lie I was believing about God the Father. In my mind, I couldn’t trust a Father who would send His OWN Son to die for our sins…I mean, if He wouldContinue reading “TRUTH trumps LIES”
Future prophetic artists in the making! Cultivating worship by painting about God’s love! Our Sunday School class made a gift for someone they love. They were encouraged to use their painting as an opportunity to share about God’s ultimate expression of love…sending His Son to die on the cross so we may chose Him andContinue reading “We love because He first loved us.”
Fun evening with these ladies at the annual IF Gathering! We fellowshipped, worshiped, and dug into Romans 8. My kind of fun!
Today I felt led to go through my old recovery literature and give away what I haven’t used or read in years. It doesn’t seem possible that today marks 17 years that I had my last drink. I was able to donate these items to a local recovery house with the prayer they will helpContinue reading “Celebration!”
Best Christmas ever! Branson with my folks, dinner with my in-laws and a visit with Jonah and Crystal from Texas!
Neil invited me to come to “Shop with a Cop”. It was a blessing to see joy on the children’s faces as they picked out gifts for themselves and their loved ones. It was humbling to learn one parent requested toilet paper and another family resided in someone else’s garage. After shopping, Chick-fil-a provided lunchContinue reading “Oh Happy Day!”
Fun tradition of connecting with LEO’s family and running into old friends during the Tupelo Christmas parade!
Made with love thank you’s for my supporters and friends!
We had to say goodbye to Al…A.K.A. Alley because as a kitten we didn’t know if he was a boy or girl…A.K.A. Owl because that’s what my niece thought we were saying with our southern drawl…LOL! You will be missed my sweet boy.
What a joyful night in the park with People in Songs!
After worship at church, I noticed a row full of guys. The Lord highlighted the second guy from the end and said I needed to give him a word. I got out my pen and paper and the Lord instructed me what to tell the young man. I wrote down…”God hears you, keep asking questionsContinue reading “He knows our every thought!”
Today I got an opportunity to meet Cindy in person! She prayed over me explained she saw a pink/wine colored aura over my head. She commented it was like a protective covering or bubble…as we continued down the road we stopped at Buc-ee’s and I found this adorable t-shirt to fit her description of whatContinue reading “Buc-ee’s”
Neil asked if I would be willing to take this young man into our home and into our family…and needless to say I said yes. The Lord used him in numerous ways to teach me and stretch me…but something that impacted me the most is I got a taste of the Father’s heart. You see, NeilContinue reading “The One”
I just love my church! Today, I got to watch Jamie baptize Case and then we had prayer for the students and educators in the Verona School System this evening. After, I got to pray with one of the ladies in the Transformation Home and the Lord showed out by displaying a double rainbow whenContinue reading “Anchor’s Away!”
What a fun weekend with these two gems! It was fun too getting to listen to what the Lord revealed to Kyle about COAL. On the way home, the Lord also blessed me by displaying a portal and geese as a reminder He goes before us and I am right where He wants me!
What a fun weekend with the two men in my life! First, we went to Cade’s Cove to eat supper. While we were there, we got to pet and feed two bucks. Then, we headed to Florence, AL to the dam to catch tomorrow night’s meal.
Look daddy! I caught one too!
As Neil and I prayed together before the first morning of the academy, I wept. I knew the Lord’s heart was grieving over one, if not several of the cadets. Throughout the course of the last week, Neil stated one of the kids professed himself as an atheist. He has already expressed an interest inContinue reading “Prayer Changes Everything!”
The Lord has really been doing a work in our marriage since Neil and I have been intentionally praying together every morning. Sunday night, he found a new 31 day challenge for us to try. I thought it was neat as the Lord has been speaking to me about angles and triangles for a aboutContinue reading “Romans 12:10”
This weekend was FILLED with fun, food, and fellowship! Neil invited several people over to pour into from CR and I got an opportunity to spend some time with the kiddos! Neil was recharged while I got my snuggle fix! Hebrews 10:24-25
Several of us went to Pickwick Dam to watch the fireworks. As we were leaving, numerous yachts began making their way to the harbor. In the process, they caused large waves and the nose of our pontoon to go below the water. We all were nervous to say the least and my mind immediately wentContinue reading “Peace in the Midst of the Storm”
Several years ago, Neil and I came here with his family and never got to see a black bear. This year, the Lord blessed us with not seeing just one bear, but four! We also were able to see several turkey and four deer! God is so good!
Don’t just settle for imitation; God will give you the AUTHENTIC!!
Today, Neil and I went on a fun adventure! I believe the Lord is taking us to new levels both spiritually and in our marriage. While we were headed back from the top of the mountain, I saw a sign for Christ Museums and Gardens. As it turned out, it just closed. Neil and IContinue reading “Authentic”
This is my happy place! My hubby, my fur babies, and easy access to the river!
As I was returning from the other side of the bridge, I noticed the kids that were warming up as I was beginning my adventure were now running. It didn’t take long to recognize they were only coming about 1/3 of the way and then turning around. It felt as though they were in trainingContinue reading “and…we’re off!”
During my walk this morning, I noticed the cross and stopped to look up at the sky. I was overwhelmed to say the least! When I looked below the clouds I could see it raining in the distance. I could determine where the light of the sun was popping through and where it was overcast. Continue reading “Perspective”
During my morning walk on the bridge, I noticed numerous locks attached to the railing. My spirit was saddened as the Lord reminded people are locking onto or holding fast to things of this world and not in Him or His words that will never pass away (Matt. 13:31). Awaken them Lord! Please give themContinue reading “Hope in Him”
As I was headed to the beach, I almost hit this feisty guy! I knew this was the Lord trying to get my attention! But make sure that you don’t get so absorbed and exhausted in taking care of all your day-by-day obligations that you lose track of the time and doze off, oblivious toContinue reading “Wake Up!”
This week, during our time of morning prayer together…Neil and I were challenged to compile a list of things we appreciate, admire, honor, respect, love, and value about one another and then thank the Lord for those things, amen?
So thankful our Heavenly Father put these men in my life! Praying for each of them to walk out the purpose He has called them to and created them for!
I was sharing with Cherry the other day the Lord has been speaking to me about just flowing in the Spirit and not getting wrapped up in each and every detail and He has been speaking to her how she needs to slow down so she might not miss something He is trying to tellContinue reading “Balance”
I felt the Lord prompting me to get my house in order. Then, I heard “come to the table.” I recently met Saida and her mother in Yazoo City with a ministry that does just this! I had thought about selling my china, silver and crystal a few years back but never got around toContinue reading “Meet With Me”
Pam Robison gave me this prophetic painting in 2016 and I am just now beginning to understand it’s meaning. Several people have been calling me Sharon over the past few weeks and I realized the Lord was trying to get my attention. Susan means Lily…so there is great depth that I am only beginning toContinue reading “Rose of Sharon”
Brittany gave me a word and I have been praying into it’s meaning. I am believing the Lord is giving new life to Neil and I’s marriage and He is going to be able to use both of us in new ways and on a whole new level! Transformation is coming and revitalization is occurring! Continue reading “Transformation”
So blessed to have two Godly mom who continue praying for us daily!
I asked Neil if we could go and see the river on our way out of town. As we began driving, we noticed Howard St. This perked up our attention, as we both had coffee from a local coffee shop entitled Howard St. We drove up and down it and noticed a gentleman sitting onContinue reading “Song of Songs 8:6-7”
It’s not about the bunny but The Lamb! Today, our Sunday School class celebrated the empty tomb and Jaqareus getting baptized! It was fun as they processed not only Jesus went from death to life, but so did their classmate! I just love the Lord’s timing! What a beautiful picture of resurrection!
This week during Sunday school the Lord impressed upon my heart to go through the TTR Bible and wristband with our kids. After reviewing each of the verses, we took turns sharing our salvation experiences. Jaqareus admitted he never had done this, agreed there was nothing preventing him from doing so, and voiced heContinue reading “Holy Week!”
Teletha, one of the fellow musicians I played with in the Harrisburg Band, asked if I still tooted the oboe. She invited to me to play for their Easter program. Quickly, I reached out to Katie, my previous oboe instructor to see if she had time to repair my horn. She said I could bringContinue reading “Great is Thy Faithfulness”
Wow! So this was the first Sunday service we had in our new building. What a beautiful experience! I felt led to anoint all of the doors and windows with oil. The Lord put Val and Caleb on my heart to be my prayer warriors and partners in this assignment. My Barnabas instructed me to:Continue reading “Anchor Church has relocated!”
On the way to Ohio, Lela and I noticed how the road veered off to the left, but the cross was directly in front of us. While we were driving home from the conference one evening, we saw a large fire in the distance. It reminded me of the how the Lord guided the IsraelitesContinue reading “Prayer Drive”
We not only got to worship and listen to amazing speakers, words just don’t do it justice for the encounters, impartation, revelation, and miracles we got to experience and witness…God is ALIVE! On of my take aways…you don’t need more of His power to go…rather…He will give you His power as you go! Amen? UntilContinue reading “As you go…”
Fun time relaxing with family and new friends!
I love getting to spend time here soaking in His presence and creation!
As Neil and I were leaving the campsite to go purchase some supplies in Iuka, I got a stabbing pain in my stomach. One of the reasons the Lord allows me to feel this type of pain so I will begin interceding for protection for a frontal attack. The stronger the pain became theContinue reading “Fight Back!”
Today, is Valentine’s Day and I was able to show Christ’s love to Merideth as she was accepted into the Transformation Home! What a privilege to get to see the fruit of much prayer and time of others pouring into her! There is no greater gift that He could have given me! His goodness runsContinue reading “One Breath”
Today, Val, Lela and myself felt led to pray over the Transitional Home and several businesses in Verona! Lord, hear our cry! We are reclaiming ground for His Kingdom in Jesus name, amen?
Tonight, 10 churches came together as one body in Christ and committed to prayer walk the city of Tupelo for 40 days! Watch out Satan, the church is waking up and we are claiming back our territory in Jesus name! 2 Chronicles 7:14 “If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves,Continue reading “In Tupelo as it is in Heaven!”
This morning, Mattie requested for Neil and I to sit with her. During worship, the thought this little one will prevent me from being able to go and pray as I felt led. Well, it didn’t take but half a song for the Lord to correct my thinking! As Lela and I were praying forContinue reading “Childlike Faith”
I just knew I had to be here tonight! The Lord said you don’t want to miss out on what I am doing! What a blessing it was to see old friends and meet new ones and hear how He is moving a crossed this nation! Taste and see that the Lord is good!
How cool is God? I answered the phone the other day and a dear friend was on the other end. I got the privilege of getting to pray for her and do some inner healing and deliverance. While listening, the Lord gave me a vision of a red balloon. It brought to her remembrance aContinue reading “Speak to Me!”
What an amazing time of WARship at Miracle City! I heard numerous things from the Lord and Heather spoke one of them out during service. I am thankful, as the Lord was confirming I am hearing Him correctly and I need to vocalize to the right audience what He’s sharing with me! For Me toContinue reading “Miracle City”
Oh how fun it was to spend some time with this amazing women of God! Several of us spontaneously decided to have a slumber party and then visit Miracle City for worship the following morning. I hope we get to do it again in the near future!
Lela and I found out about this event the day before it happened. It was interesting to see where and how the Lord is moving in other parts of the state. We discovered numerous ministries that we never knew about before. Please join us as we continue praying and pressing in for revival throughout eachContinue reading “Unite”
Neil and I were invited hear Chris Payne preach at Pine Grove Baptist Church this morning. On the way there, we listened to worship music and I heard the Lord say “look up.” I was wrecked by the time we got there because I had already seen 3 portals and as I was sharing thisContinue reading “Heaven Come”
What an amazing Spirit filled night. A few of us from One Breath came and ministered to the ladies at Transformation Home. When we first arrived, we discovered one of the previous residents relapsed and was fighting for her life. Many of the girls were crying and the Lord brought to my remembrance a songContinue reading “All things new”
This year, mom and dad treated Neil and I to a trip to Orange Beach, AL. Mom and I enjoyed our morning walks on the beach before the rain set in and the guys were able to spend one afternoon on the pier fishing. I am so thankful and blessed to be able to spendContinue reading “Psalm 104:24-25”
Merry Christmas from our family to yours!
Kylie; my niece, starred as a friend of the “young Mary” in a Christmas musical and I got to play my oboe! How fun is that?
We got to see some old faces and hear how the Lord has been moving in their lives and we also got to meet some new ones and shared His love and hope with them! What a special and fun Tupelo tradition!
Let us come before Him with Thanksgiving. Psalms 95:2
I just love that Neil gets an entire week off during Thanksgiving! We go to our camper to connect, relax, and enjoy the fall weather. Neil hunts and I stay back to paint thank you gifts for the upcoming year and begin making Christmas gifts. We are so blessed to be able to do this! Continue reading “Thanksgiving Tradition”
During D-group today, most of the ladies confessed they never have received a prophetic word. As they were discussing their answers to our reviveSCHOOL weekly lesson, I asked the Lord to give me a word for them. He gave me a word for two individuals and I released it to them. Oh what fun isContinue reading “1 Corinthians 14:3”
What a special day! I was able to spend it at the transformation home with all the girls. When I got home I opened up the best gift from my hubby; a travel coffee maker! This way I can make a cup here, I can make a cup there, I can make a cup of JoeContinue reading “Happy Birthday to Me!”
So this little puppy roamed up to the Middle School where Neil works and plopped down with her front legs crossed just like our Lacey girl used to do. Neil said it was all down hill from there. He knew this little one sought him out. She even patrols the back yard fence like LaceyContinue reading “Lilly”
Two Fellowships in One night! I don’t think we could have packed anything else in!
The Lord knew just what I needed!
Lela, Pam and I made a quick trip to Brandon for the launch of the Mississippi State Ekklesia. We got to hear special guests Dutch Sheets and Church Pierce share prophetic words over us and the great state of Mississippi! It was encouraging to hear that the Lord has NEW and glorious things in storeContinue reading “Road Trip”
I can’t even begin to say how amazing this weekend was! From the worship with Upper Room, to the brothers and sisters in Christ we met, to the incredible speakers such as Todd White, Heidi Baker, Randy Clark to only name a few…over the top! The Lord not only filled me with knowledge, be HeContinue reading “There Is More”
As we were finishing up worship this morning, the Lord gave me the word elephant. I had begun looking up the Biblical meaning of elephant when Caleb came up to me and asked me what I had heard. When I told him, he said that he got pink. Once we put the two words togetherContinue reading “1 Cor. 13:9”
My pastor believes in hitting the streets the 5th Sunday of every month. Neil and I were supposed to spend the night in Dothan Saturday and get home some time on Sunday. However, Neil decided he was up to driving so we pressed in and made it all the way Saturday. As we were drivingContinue reading “5th Sunday”
During worship, the Lord has been showing me different designs for flags. A few weeks ago, my mother, Mary Frances and I made flags to practice with. During my quiet time, I have begun meeting Him in the throne room and waving my banner high for His glory! Here is a really neat article entitledContinue reading “Praise Him!”
What a nice treat getting to stop off in Daytona and then spending a week in Orlando! Neil and I were able to spend some much needed time together to connect, relax and have fun! God’s timing is perfect!
Today Neil and I went on an adventure with the Lord. We traveled down HWY 4 and got off at exit 44. 4 represents open door. Then Neil began praying for his brother and sister-in-laws marriage. While he was doing so, I noticed a multitude of butterflies and only one grasshopper. The grasshopper brought toContinue reading “New Journey”
This morning was so difficult saying our final goodbye to Lacey. However, during my dental appointment I saw numerous sparrows…reminding me of God’s love and faithfulness. The Lord also used Al to bring me comfort; he hasn’t sat in my lap in weeks!
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