“When Boy Meets Girl: Understanding How the Other Half Thinks” – Part 2

Men and women access the information in their memory banks very differently. Much like a filing cabinet, men’s brains store information in separate files and access the information when needed, one file at a time. This is called compartmental thinking. Women, however, store information more globally, much like a computer. They have the ability to […]

“When Boy Meets Girl: Understanding How the Other Half Thinks” – Part 1

The differences between men and women are not only well-documented, but frequently at the heart of good-natured (and sometimes not so good-natured) anecdotes. Experts have discovered that there are actually differences in the way men’s and women’s brains are structured, and hence, differences in the way they think. These differences have been at the core […]

When Your Heart Needs Grace

Psalm 29:9-11 (NIV)

Abiding in Him

Every human heart wants to know, “Am I loved? Am I important? Why am I here on earth, and does my existence and life have purpose? Am I being fruitful in the world?” God’s response is, “Yes, you are loved. Yes, you are important. For I created you and filled you with purpose to make […]

The Grapes of Perfection

Growing up in Michigan, we were blessed to have relatives who owned vineyards. I’m sure that when most people think of vineyards they think of the more popular ones in California or in Italy. But there is a very small town in Michigan called Lawton that has beautiful rolling hills filled with vineyards that are […]

Joy Grew in my Backyard

Often, between the stress and busy nature of our lives, we forget about joy. I am not talking about fun, happy moments, but true joy that comes from knowing and loving Christ. I see joy as a relationship that needs to be tended. It is always there, but if we do not safeguard it, it […]

Thriving in the Desert: How to Flourish During Frustrating Times

Can you relate to a season in life in which you’re merely surviving, rather than thriving? Contrary to what you might think, I’ve learned through the years that those are often the times that God wants to draw us close.  My friend, Kris, was weary from all that she and her husband Robert had experienced […]

Thrive

Fall is just around the corner here in Colorado; we just experienced our first hard freeze and summer isn’t even over yet! We are back up to hot temperatures and those of us who live here are so grateful for more warm, sunny days before the chill of fall arrives. Colorado has unpredictable weather it […]

The Icing On The Cake

What a great weekend SHINE Ministries hosted for the ladies at Word of Life Christian Center! The ICING Event was the first ladies’ event since the COVID-19 quarantine, and it was a huge success! On Friday and Saturday, the 4th-5th of September, Terry Savelle Foy held her annual ICING Event in Dallas, Texas, and for […]