Porches and Heavenly Wine

As I have been waiting for the editing process to finish up with my book, I have had a strange lull in my writing. Which is pleasant for me to sit back, try to be patient and not think about writing. Knowing I will soon begin the process of reading through the edited version of […]

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No Nonsense

I had asked my two sons what they had learned from me over the last 4 years. My youngest son encapsulated exactly what he has learned from me in the last four years and was the first to state: Mom this is what I learned,

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How I Kick Fear to the Curb ūüĎäūüŹľ

This is something I rarely speak about; yet I promised myself this would be an open journal. Please read all the way to the end because this is not an, “Oh feel sorry for Darlene but a glimpse into stubbornness that can be used for good as God lives inside me healing me through the […]

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#QuoteoftheDay

Was looking through my old posts and found this Spirit and Truth and wanted to share it with you.  

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Sally’s Question

In my last blog post The Greater Sin I started with a conversation I was having with a group of girlfriends. Now I want to finish what we spoke about that night. My good friend Sally had been watching a documentary about the new Pope and a meeting the Pope had had to apologize to […]

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The Tale of Two Goats

I have been on a quest for so many years. ¬†I literally have set this aside so many times in the last 12 years. ¬†I have always wanted to understand why two goats are used during the Jewish festival of Yom Kippur. ¬†What I have read and what I have studied just didn’t add up. […]

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Missing Something?

The idea that we are missing something from God: His love, His forgiveness, His salvation, His peace has been perpetuated by the church for hundreds of years. This idea stems from the belief that our behavior causes God to turn from us when we have missed the mark otherwise known as sin. When we get […]

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Spirit of ???

In my last blog,¬†How to Pray‚ĶUnceasingly, I stated I wanted to delve into a couple of subjects a little further. ¬†The second subject is the ‚Äúreligious spirit‚ÄĚ. ¬†The term ‚Äúreligious spirit‚ÄĚ is not in the Bible. ¬†You can try to search for it and it does not come up. ¬†I think we are calling something […]

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