Friends who shine like the Son

I went to visit some dear friends a couple of weeks ago. I love these people. I love their hearts and how they have done missionary work in poverty-stricken countries. I love how they don’t have much money, but what extra they do have, they use to buy Bibles for orphans in Malawi or put a roof on a church that literally has an open … Continue reading Friends who shine like the Son

Hope the Size of Helium

It was one of those cool unisex names you hear spoken over a spunky three-year-old tomboy with ringlets– a name like Charlie, Jessie, Bobbie, and Jordan. To protect the innocent, I’ll call her Johnnie. The first time I met Johnnie is imprinted in my mind—branded even. I had just moved into a shotgun house on the other side of the tracks . . . You … Continue reading Hope the Size of Helium

Finish Your Set!

  This past week, I watched Master Class and learned some valuable lessons from a man who sings songs I mostly don’t listen to. His name is Justin Timberlake.Master Class is about life lessons and what you learn along the way. We all have a story, and we all can learn from each other.Lately, I have been struggling with being a woman in a man’s … Continue reading Finish Your Set!

Author of the Month of April

I’m so honored to feature my husband, Jeff Manning, as this month’s author of the month. He, of course, is my favorite author showcased so far! This story is one that will cause you to grab the kleenex but in a good way. At the request of my beloved wife and best friend, I would like to share a walk down memory lane with you. … Continue reading Author of the Month of April

Featured Author of the Month

I am so honored to feature this months author because we are not only joined by heart, but by family. Marilyn Loy Turner is one of the most poetic voices I have ever read. Her words bring emotions from a deep place and her raw ability to describe matters of the heart will leave you sighing. Please join me as Marilyn shares a story of … Continue reading Featured Author of the Month