The Bull. It’s what we called our youth pastor. Officially, Bill Bullard, but to all of the youth, simply Bull. He passed yesterday, and with his death an era ended. I couldn’t tell you how many young people were influenced by him. There is no way to track it. It was back before influencers had … Continue reading The Bull
Advent exemplifies the dark night of the soul. A season of darkness, in desperate need of light. Yet, the light didn’t come in the form of dawn of day spreading across the sky. It came as a star. In the dark of night. A silent night, except for a baby among the beasts of the … Continue reading Dark Nights
Today I am sharing a guest blog written by my sister Melinda Jenkins. Our dementia journey with Mom is a difficult one for all of us. These words are Melinda's perspective as we continue to walk through the seasons of this dreaded disease with grace that only God can give. Leaving the Winter Season and … Continue reading Guest Blog
Buy One/Give One
Tomorrow is my second book signing and I am so excited to be coming to the Gwinnett area! I also have a big announcement…I am having a Buy One/Give One sale. Here is how it works, if you buy a book at full price for yourself, I will give you half off a second book … Continue reading Buy One/Give One
How Do I Love Thee?
Our parents teach us many lessons. Sure, they sit us down and tell us important principles and ideas, but most of the lessons we learn from them are caught rather than taught. As children we watch. We absorb, and we are mostly unaware of how their actions shape us. It is not until we are … Continue reading How Do I Love Thee?
Mark Your Calendars!
I have good news! The dates for my upcoming book signings are set! I have four opportunities in the next couple of months for you to bring your book to have it signed, or to purchase more for your friends directly from me. Come by one or all of these events and support these local … Continue reading Mark Your Calendars!
Sometimes you just have to run away. I don’t mean forever. I don’t mean you should abandon your responsibilities…just postpone them for a bit. Sometimes, you have to be bold in your self-care and take a sisters’ weekend. Mark it on the calendar weeks ahead. Look forward to it for a month. Then when the … Continue reading Running Away
And He said, “My presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.” ~Exodus 33:14 Dear One, I don’t think you know your own strength. The daily burden takes up so much of your life you cannot look up long enough to recognize the power you have. Your feet trudge along, step by step. If … Continue reading Excerpt 2
For whoever has despised the day of small things shall rejoice, and shall see the plumb line in the hand of Zerubbabel. These seven are the eyes of the Lord, which range through the whole earth. ~Zachariah 4:10 Go back, just for a moment, and remember. There have been days when you thought you would not survive. You … Continue reading Excerpt 1
Big Big News!
Gunnin, Michelle. Words to the Weary. MG Publications, 2020.Photo by Mike Hunter I have some really big news! My new book, Words to the Weary, is now available on Amazon! For years, many of you have been asking, insisting and begging me to put out a devotional book. I finally did it! Published just in … Continue reading Big Big News!