Born and raised in Nashville, TN, I was named for a girl my mother went to college with, Andrea LeNaye. My grandparents lived on opposite ends of the same street and I spent most of my pre-teen years in and out of their homes. In the neighborhood were cousins, aunts and uncles, and friends all … Continue reading My Passion
Delight yourself in the Lord; And He will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the Lord, Trust also in Him, and He will do it. Psalm 37:4-5 It was Day 3 of the 21 days. The first of only two mornings I sat in the live service. The pastor spoke about the … Continue reading Expect. Trust. Commit.
My favorite color was blue, but now it's chartreuse yellow. It is exactly halfway between yellow and green, with more yellow than green, but not too much. Breath on Paper is taking the next two weeks to share 30 Things About Me.... things that you may or may not know about us. We are uniquely … Continue reading Chartreuse is my Favorite Color
Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God's grace in its various forms. 1 Peter 4:10 Our church's Serve Day was a beautiful Saturday in the middle of July in the middle of Alabama. Our group chose a project at a local state park. Outside. … Continue reading The Gift of Serving
A worthy woman who can find? For her price is far above rubies. Proverbs 31:10 Have you ever had a hard time realizing your true value? You know that you are God's chosen one and you're worth more than rubies. But, there's always that feeling that you're not quite good enough. You hold yourself just … Continue reading What’s It Worth To You
Al Jarreau sings a song titled, “You Don’t See Me.” The first few lines are, “You don’t see me when I’m trying to do right, maybe you can see me now.” Those lines come to mind when I see rioting and burning buildings. I once thought that didn’t make sense. The people whose stores were … Continue reading Peace Like a River
But he's already made it plain how to live, what to do (what is required of you), what God is looking for in men and women. Do what is fair and just to your neighbor (act justly), be compassionate and loyal in your love (love mercy), and don't take yourself too seriously - take God … Continue reading Love, Mercy