Yesterday was our last official Sunday at First UMC of Opelika. Brian preached his last sermon as Associate Pastor. I led worship for the last time as the wife of the Associate Pastor. This doesn’t mean Brian won’t ever preach again or that I won’t ever lead worship again, just not in the roles we… Continue reading Keeping Up With the Turners (Edition 2)
I have been sort of quiet, for the most part, about the season of life we are in currently. I feel now is the right time to begin sharing a bit more with all of you. God has been doing a good thing within us. For the past year and a half we have had… Continue reading Keeping Up With the Turners (Edition 1)
Life. Constantly changing. Ups and downs. Wins and losses. Successes and shortcomings. Sometimes understood, and sometimes not understood. Just show me a glimpse of what You see, Lord. My mind can’t always comprehend. My heart can’t always bear the pain. My emotions sometimes get the best of me. My mouth sometimes goes ahead of me.… Continue reading Just a Glimpse
I contemplated whether to even put my thoughts to words with what I am feeling. Sometimes it’s a struggle, ya know, to share certain thoughts. But alas, that’s what this blog is for. It’s a space where I share Holy Encounters, and sometimes those encounters come in times that are difficult. So, here it goes.… Continue reading An Eye for an Eye Leaves the Whole World Blind
Today as I drove to take K to school, I couldn’t help but think of the influences she encounters every single day. Like…every day. And ALL the influences that are thrown at her. And as we discussed some behavior that I had come across on social media from young girls, I couldn’t help from wondering… Continue reading Who is influencing our daughters?
Today as I entered my daughter’s room to borrow her blow-dryer (my hair just seems to dry faster with her blow-dryer), I had a mini-panic attack. Okay, so maybe I am being a bit overdramatic here. The mess and the clutter did cause me to think about a few of my options though: A. Open… Continue reading Mess, Clutter, and Jesus