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How Do We Serve God When We’ve Messed Up?

“How could I have denied Him?  Peter wept bitterly.  He remembered that Jesus had told him that before the rooster crowed, that he would deny him three times, but Peter had vowed, “even if I have to die with you, Jesus…

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He Hears Us…A personal Jesus story

I’m not sure why I was so thankful.  I don’t know what “triggered” the outpouring of gratitude.  In fact, most of the time I take simple, every day things for granted…I think most of us do.

But for whatever reason…

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The World Needs You to be YOU

Growing up, I wanted to be Barbara Mandrell.  I loved music.  I loved her.  For years, I studied her.  I’d listen intently to how she sang a song.  I’d watch her every move on stage like a student eager to…

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Your family is not a “sure” thing

In my job I’m constantly meeting new people.  Sometimes conversation with a new person is awkward, but other times the conversation flows as if I’ve known the person my whole life….I had one of those conversations recently when I met…

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I Will Rescue You and You Will Give Me Glory

I named this site “May We Have Eyes to See Him”, because I knew that some, maybe even much, of what I wanted to talk about was how I “see” Him, in my everyday life.  Sometimes I’m just amazed at His goodness…

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Sometimes He Loves on Us in Unexpected Ways…

What I really wanted was a shake.   We had been working out in 90 degree heat all day, and I wanted something SUPER cold to cool me off.

It sounded SO refreshing, but about 8 weeks prior, I had gone…

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Chain of Grace

We don’t always get it right.  We meaning me, Denny, our kids.  In fact, all it would take is about ten minutes with us, and I’m pretty certain even in that small time frame, you’d get glimpses into our imperfections…

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Grades Aren’t Everything…

Yesterday was school registration day.  It’s almost time to leave behind the carefree days of summer, and launch the kids back into the discipline of a scheduled life.

The rush of the mornings.  Packing lunches.  Homework.  Not all negative, just…