How Do You ‘Get a Grip’ in the Face of Tragedy?

How Do You ‘Get a Grip’ in the Face of Tragedy?

How Do You ‘Get a Grip’ in the Face of Tragedy? You know the term and may have even used it. Maybe you were about to throw in the towel on a dream and a friend challenged you, “Really Shelly? -Get a grip- Where’s your faith?”  Sometimes all we need is to just take a...
Are You Put To the Test?

Are You Put To the Test?

WarNinG!  Going into business with your spouse may put your marriage to the test. After 28 years of marriage, Brad and I sold our house, most of our belongings, bought a franchise business and moved from Texas to Colorado. We made it thru some really tough challenges...
Climb On and Finish Strong

Climb On and Finish Strong

Recently, I listened to Michael Hyatt’s webinar, “The Busy Person’s Guide to Writing a Book” (highly informative, and rich with practical tips, and encouragement). His final point encouraged listeners to, “Recognize that fear, uncertainty, and doubt are just part of...
One thing.

One thing.

One thing I have asked from the Lord, that I shall seek: That I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, To behold the beauty of the Lord And to meditate in His temple. For in the day of trouble He will conceal me in His tabernacle; In the secret...
On Our Knees

On Our Knees

Tonight I was shutting off the light and drawing the curtain so I could open the window. There was a cool breeze and it felt nice to have fresh air gently filling the room. As I opened the window I noticed another window across the way from my own. The...
Leap the Wall!

Leap the Wall!

“By my God I can leap over a wall.” Psalm18:29. That sounds great, but when you’re facing a wall of brick and mortar it’s far more natural to think you should turn and go another way. Leap over a wall? Seriously -who does that? What walls...