the challenge of 2017

Yup,  my title pretty much sums up my year.   2017 was a challenge in so many ways.  I’m going to spend a few minutes just writing and remembering.  I don’t want any of these lessons to be wasted (and have to be relearned in 2018!) Yup, I must be at the “difficult” age that society … Continue reading the challenge of 2017


Hey everyone!   I have just connected my personal blog with our ministry websites.  I’ll try to keep you updated on the latest news of our family, my book status, as well as lots of information about our ministry – Emmanuel and Associates.   Write and ask questions if you have them.  I look forward … Continue reading Excited!

Am I going crazy?

It feels like it sometimes.    It’s politically incorrect, I know.  But . . . . Here’s what’s in my head: I’m sending out ministry receipts Packing to leave Georgia for 2-1/2 weeks on Thursday Taking Heather to college in Wisconsin My mom broke her hip & spent her 89th b-day in hospital Paying January … Continue reading Am I going crazy?

Wyatt & Vicki

With Wyatt traveling so much, we both appreciate the time we have together. It is a gift to be in the same place at the same time! Couples – please never take this for granted – this short life passes so quickly, and we never know what another day will bring. Love each other for … Continue reading Wyatt & Vicki

My passion

So,  what do you do when your creative side is crying out for recognition, and to soar into what God created you to be and to do?  I’ve come to the conclusion, that because all people are sinful, and therefore naturally selfish, that they are not looking to promote the good or the talent or … Continue reading My passion

Learning to Wait

When your children are small, there are so many demands crying for your attention.  When your children are older, or even grown up, their needs are bigger, more complex, and yet they do not always ask for help.  I guess that’s why you have older children, when you are older – so hopefully you have … Continue reading Learning to Wait