A TIME TO PLANT May 2024

I treasure the “spiritual seeds” my Evangelist Grandmother planted into me as a child. She made Bible stories come alive! She told stories from a book written by her Missionary friend, Mrs. Cowman. Both are filled with spiritual TRUTHS that brought me safely through life’s hard places. I learned to TRUST God’s plans for me. …

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Show Thyself Approved unto God April 2024

1 Corinthians 2:1, 4 “And I came to you, not with excellency of speech or of wisdom…but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power.” Travel back with me to the summer of 1988. Watch another milestone unfold in God’s plan for Aglow Prison Ministry.  Picture a woman in her fifties, running against strong winds, …

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A Clean Piece of Paper March 2024

White blossoms appear on trees, Spring will be early, and we will celebrate Resurrection Sunday at the end of March. I love spring time! God also wants to bring “Spring time” to our heart. This happens when we apply a precious truth we have shared inside prisons since 1984. It is called… the power of …

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Valentines from God February 2024

In the early days (1980’s) of Aglow Prison Ministry, we had teams of 6-8 ladies. The Chaplain allowed us to wear Name Tags and give Name Tags with Scriptures to CRC (California Rehabilitation Center) women.  We began teaching them the Power of God’s Word through this simple act of love.  Forty years later, APM is …

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In the Beginning January 2024

Walk back in history with me to a winter night in January 1984, and go with me as we join a group of women in a home of Southern California. Sense the excitement as you hear their voices. Feel God’s love as they begin to introduce themselves with hugs! Listen quietly as a tiny lady …

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Joy that our Salvation Brings December 2023

MUSIC will alwaysbe a favorite part of Christmas! In Luke 2:13-14 we are told how the ANGELS SANG the Birth Announcement of our Lord Jesus, God’s greatest gift. I recall the words to an old song: “Holy, Holy, is what the angels sing.  And I expect to help them make the courts of Heaven ring. …

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GIVING THANKS IN THE FIRE November 2023

“But thanks be to God which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.” (I Corinthians 15:57) It is Thanksgiving Season again! It may be difficult to thank God for anything when people are walking through such hard places. But there is one truth for which we can ALWAYS be thankful… Jesus walks through …

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In God’s Strength October 2023

 “Thy shoes shall be iron and brass, and as thy days, so shall thy strength be.”    Deuteronomy 33:25 “Recently I spent two weeks in a REHAB in Irvine, California.  God taught me fresh, NEW lessons on a Truth I thought I understood. This place became a “Mission-field”. I played piano 6 times for a …

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Focus on the Shore September 2023

When God healed my body in 1982, He changed everything!  He took away fear of death and gave me HOPE of eternal life through a relationship with Jesus. He gave me a PURPOSE for my life! No matter how dreams fell apart, nor how  the enemy tried to defeat me, I have “stayed-in-love” with Him …

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