The Parts In Between
What a joy it was for me to get to spend a few days with these precious souls! I was able to watch these kiddos while their parents were able to get away for some quality time alone! I think we all enjoyed ourselves and I got the best end of the deal! I honorContinue reading “Precious Gifts!”
During service at We Are One, everyone was hit by the joy of the Lord. I am usually one of the first ones to experience it, but I began weeping uncontrollably. Upon conclusion of worship, several people came and prayed over me. As I was coming up out of the darkness, I felt He wasContinue reading “Word”
I was invited to go on a prayer retreat with this crew! What a blessing it was! We laughed, studied God’s word and went on different adventures. One of my friends said her new word for the bride this year is change. She explained that things would feel familiar, but it would be different inContinue reading “Fill My Cup”
I have postponed writing this entry as I was going to have to confront and put into words the results of what the Lord revealed to me while I was there. To begin, I will state that the trip to New Orleans was surreal. I was uncertain if I should even go or not becauseContinue reading “Same, yet Different”
Oh I love that I am getting to spend time with the ladies at the Transformation Home home. It’s been neat to watch how the Lord uses that time to bring forth not just an opportunity for fun, but to pray, heal, and reveal Himself to them…and yes, to me too!
This was a season of returning to my roots. I was invited to play in West Jackson’s Christmas musical, put together a puzzle with my parents and help mom pass out candy canes at our local hospital on Christmas Day. I even caught myself sitting at the keyboard in my parent’s family room playing ChristmasContinue reading “Merry Christmas!”
Today, several ministries came together in Ballard Park. It was beautiful as I was able to reconnect with numerous people I have met along my recovery journey. It was also a great reminder of what He’s rescued me from and how far I’ve come in my walk with Him as my Deliverer! As I sharedContinue reading “A Walk in the Park!”
Today, I had the privilege of instructing these mighty women from Kingsdome Church in creating something beautiful with their hands! It was fun to see how everyone was given the same instruction, yet each painting was just as unique as the individual creating it! We had fun reflecting on how we each we the Lord’sContinue reading “We are ALL God’s workmanship”
Today was a first for me! I taught two amazing groups of women from two different churches how to let lose, be creative, and design their own greeting cards. They painted one piece of paper and then were amazed at how different and good each card looked once they were cut into four separate pieces.Continue reading “Masterpieces!”
Neil and I went to a rodeo in Savannah, TN this weekend. Oh how I love being around horses as it reminds me of how one day heaven will open and Jesus will be riding on a white horse! During the intermission, I looked down at my feet and they were dusty…the Lord brought toContinue reading “Walk it Out!”
What a fun way to celebrate the Fourth of July! We began with church, went fishing and then watched the fireworks from out on the water. Missy, who is in the camper beside us, is known as the glow stick lady at Mill Creek. One evening, I joking said I wish I would have comeContinue reading “I’ve got the joy, joy, joy, joy down in my heart!”
2 Corinthians 1:20-22 20 For all of God’s promises find their “yes” of fulfillment in him. And as his “yes” and our “amen” ascend to God, we bring him glory! 21 Now, it is God himself who has anointed us. And he is constantly strengthening both you and us in union with Christ. 22 HeContinue reading “Promises of God”
I got to spend a day in Yazoo City with three dear sisters from Brandon, MS at an art workshop. We made our own cards, perfume, and learned different things about journaling. One of the instructors was from Denton. Mary Frances and I met her while we were there for reviveTX; it was fun catchingContinue reading “Divine Appointments!”
I haven’t laughed this hard in a long time! Emily, Thomas, and their kiddos rode with us to Florence to eat at River Bottom Grill. On the way back, we swam and watched Ali and Spence ride the inner tube! I am not sure who had more fun, the kids or the adults watching theContinue reading “Hang Onnnn!”
I look forward to going to MASRO training with Neil. I get to hang out with his co-workers’ amazing families while they all attend class. We made up for lost time as it was cancelled last year due to the pandemic. What a joy it was catching up and reconnecting!
Neil and I traveled Sunday afternoon to Bay St. Louis. On the way, we encountered severe weather and were delayed due to trees blocking the roadways. When we arrived at our destination at about 7:00 p.m., we found out it was going to be three more hours until our room was ready. The staff askedContinue reading “Provision”
What an amazing experience Ruby Falls and Lookout Mountain was! On our journey to see the tallest and deepest underground waterfall open to the public in the United States, we passed by a donkey formation and an angel’s wing…I love this as it stirred in me how a donkey carried Mary while she was pregnantContinue reading “Ruby Falls”
I shared with Neil that I felt led to visit Ruby Falls and he made the arrangements for us to go the following weekend! The night before the tour of the cave, we ate at a BBQ restaurant that had an amazing view and my favorite feature were the goats on their lawn! I hadContinue reading “Quick Trip”
A few shots from our relaxing weekend. We enjoyed time spent on the water with friends in the midst of God’s creation while honoring those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. A local church came and we gathered on Sunday to worship together at the campgrounds. John 15:13 There is no greater loveContinue reading “Happy Memorial Day”
Two years ago when Neil and I intentionally began praying together, the Lord told me to go back to the beginning…back to the garden…and about a month ago, I intentionally began praying for us and our marriage again. This morning during prayer, I heard the Lord say “go on an adventure and look for daisies.”Continue reading “Adventure Time!”
As they say while making the movies, “CUT!” This is the longest I have ever let my hair grow and I don’t believe I would have done so if it wasn’t for the pandemic. It was fun while it lasted, but it’s time for a fresh look!
Spring Break with this crew! What a joy it was bringing in the new season with them! Romans 15:13 “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”
Neil jokingly says we survived the Snowpocalypse of 2021! I am thankful we kept power so we’re able to keep warm and have fun during this week staying home due to the little bit of snow and mostly ice storm!
Lord, thank You for Your love that was poured out for us on the cross. Thank You for Your perfect love that casts out fear and that nothing can separate us from! We pray that we would be filled with Your love so we may pour it out onto others to bring You glory andContinue reading “Romans 2:4”
So this little one came and sat in my lap this Sunday. Neil had been teasing her and she grabbed his reading glasses off of the top of his head and took off running. She hid behind the altar and then returned to my lap, put them on, and stated she couldn’t see clearly withContinue reading “New Vision!”
Fill My Cup has been a big blessing to me this season. The owner, Ms. Tammy has graciously allowed me to sell my homemade items at her precious coffee shop. While there, I get to pray and pour into the workers and even the clientele. During one of my visits, I was able to catchContinue reading “Joy in the Journey”
This morning, I woke up hearing, “Behold, today is the day of salvation!” The Lord then reminded me of the vision of all the gifts upon the alter that Christ died to give us, that were waiting to be received in faith. I knew I had to share this revelation with Uncle Steve. As IContinue reading “Merry Christmas!”
“Let us give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever.” Psalms 107:1
I got to spend the afternoon in Iuka with this special crew. While catching up with Sheri, I had an opportunity to pray for our other two sisters in Christ. Please be in agreement with me for physical and emotional healing for them. I love how the Lord puts us in the right place atContinue reading “Thankful Thursday”
It’s the time of year I change out my closet from summer to winter clothing and shoes. During the process, I began looking for my pants and I couldn’t find them. I found a tub full of Capris I held onto incase I lost weight, but there were no long pants to be found. IContinue reading “Get Ready!”
This weekend, Neil and I were able to minister to a family with two teenage boys while sitting around our fire pit at the deer camp. It was a joy and delight for the mom to see the answer to her prayers in a matter of minutes! I love how the Lord shows Himself faithful!Continue reading “He Hears Our Prayers”
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!
Dad asked me to help him and Gil get a rental property ready for a new tenant. We began the project the week before spring break. Little did we know, the world would be shut down only a few weeks later. What a blessing it has been to keep us busy and our minds occupiedContinue reading “Covid 19 Pandemic”
Another weekend of having cabin fever and wanting to enjoy nature and the beautiful weather. In order to honor social distancing requests; we ate lunch in our car and then took a stroll around the park.
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”
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