Christmas Wish

Fish Christmas Wishes are moments where God shows up an incredible way. After years of having the privilege of sharing this special program with Fish listeners  I have seen first hand time and time again God's love in action. The stories are rich and plentiful and the  resourcefulness and generosity, incredible. For this program, people find wishes to grant. Offices, small groups, individuals, the participants are lovingly varied. I’ve witnessed families who, ...

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Scars

Do you have any scars?  I have too many to count.  What's funny, most of them are the result of living life big - having fun.  Like the one on the top of my foot from an incident at the lake when I was a little girl.  Or the one on my thigh from mountain biking while on vacation in Colorado.  Or the scar on my calf from a road ...

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Hope

What I learned from Hallmark Christmas Movies: Ok, I’ll be really honest – when I heard the Hallmark Channel was going to start 24/7 Christmas movies on Saturday OCTOBER 27, I did two things:  1.) I rolled my eyes nearly out of my head! And 2.)  I immediately called my husband, Greg, because he LOVES these things.  And yes, I have given him some good-natured grief about his love of the ...

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How to Have a Calm and Quiet Soul (from Somebody Who Struggles with It)

Stop. Be still. Rest. That’s from the Bible. Jesus said, “Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest” (Matthew 11:28). But the fact is that you can’t rest unless you have a calm and quiet soul first. I don’t. I’m not a model of Psalm 131. And actually that’s a good thing. Never take advice from anybody about a difficult matter unless he or ...

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Appreciate Your Pastor!

If you’re a parent, and especially a parent of multiple children, you know what an exhausting, thankless job it can be. It seems like someone’s always upset, complaining, or just plain whining about something. And it almost seems like the kids get together and coordinate their timing so you don’t get much of a rest period. But hopefully, at least one day a year when Mother’s Day and/or Father’s Day ...

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