A Widow’s Journey Part 2 with Melanie Forbes Cook

Melanie Forbes Cook

Welcome back to part 2 of Melanie Forbes Cook’s interview. Last week Melanie shared about losing her husband to a heart attack 14 months ago after almost 25 years of marriage and ministry and the painful events that led up to his death and how she handled it. If you missed it, I hope you’ll … Read more

Blueprints for Building Your Spiritual Dream Home: Gathering Around the Table

Gathering around the table

  My mother has always had a thing about sitting around the table at supper. When the food was set out, she’d have one of us turn off the TV and we had to focus on each other and talk—or sit and chew in silence. Most nights we talked. And talked. And talked. Because my … Read more

The Hidden Path

Having some fun before a performance

Your road led through the sea, your pathway through the mighty waters—a pathway no one knew was there! ~ Psalm 77:19 Have you ever felt like God slammed a door in your face—a door you thought would lead to your life’s purpose and passion—destroying your dream? My daughter, Elise, thought she had her entire college … Read more

She Never Raised the White Flag

“Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her. Many women do noble things, but you surpass them all.” ~ Proverbs 31:28-29 I’m sure there were plenty of times she wanted to raise the white flag. To surrender to the endless litany of to-do’s, three cantankerous kids and the mounting … Read more