For This Man I Prayed… and Waited… and Wrote… {Part 3} and God Granted My Request!

For This Man I Prayed and Waited and Wrote. SmellingCoffee.com

The story Part 1 The story Part 2 And this is the happy ending~ In an unlikely place at a most inconvenient time, God brought the name James Walker across my path, and I wrote it on the last line of the “possibility page” in my journal.  Then I went home for bed rest.  Praying… […]

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For This Man I Prayed… and Waited… and Wrote… {Part 2}

For This Man I Prayed and Waited and Wrote. SmellingCoffee.com

 For Part 1, click here.  🙂 Part 2 ~ Continuing the repost from 2012   A few pages from my “Husband’s Journal” Praying… and waiting {albeit not always with the  greatest of patience}… and writing in my husband’s journal seemed to somewhat satisfy the angst in my soul to find that promised “ministry-man” from the […]

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For this Man I prayed… and waited… and wrote… {PART 1}

For This Man I Prayed and Waited and Wrote. SmellingCoffee.com

Today James and I will have been married for 24 years.  Twenty-four-years.  It sounds much longer to me than it actually feels, yet I can hardly remember doing life without him.   Four years ago I posted a three-part series on how I prayed and waited on God to bring James into my life, and […]

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If you plan on handing out CANDY this Halloween…

LIGHT-UP Halloween and BE the LIGHT of Jesus! SmellingCoffee.com

  If you are handing out candy this Halloween, BE the LIGHT of Jesus! (Hi everybody!  It’s been a while, hasn’t it??? This is one of my most-read SmellingCoffee.com posts.  It’s actually gone viral on Pinterest, but since I’ve been working on writing the new Bible study book, I’ve neglected my poor little blog, so […]

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Monday’s Makes Me Smile

Hi everyone! Happy new week. 🙂 Who updated their iPhones? Cool stuff there, but I’m still a bit confused – couldn’t figure out how to hang up after a phone call the other day… not yet smiling over it, but know I will one of these days soon. I am, however, smiling over these pictures […]

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A Reminder of what God CAN Do :-)

Word of the Day. An encouraging word from God's Word. SmellingCoffee.com

Hi my friends.  Happy Wednesday!  I wonder… Today, does anyone need to be reminded of what God is capable of doing in, for, and through your life? Sometimes it’s easy to forget that God can and does work beyond the laws of nature and what we humans consider the practical.  He has not stopped working […]

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Monday’s Makes Me Smile: It’s Fall Y’all!

Even though it’s still 90 degrees out there!!! haha! I wish you could hear the joy in my fingertips as I type this! 😉 Who else is as excited as me that it’s now Pumpkin Spice Everything season?  Whoo Hoo!!!! We (My mom, Aunt Bibby, and I) just returned from visiting my sister in Oklahoma […]

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Nashville Area Friends – want to join me & Edgefield Baptist Church on Sep. 24th for an encouraging day of HOPE?

Audacious Hope Event. SmellingCoffee.com

It’s my joy to be coming back to Nashville in a few weeks to serve the Lord & the ladies who will attend Edgefield Baptist Church’s Audacious Hope Event!!  Besides the privilege of opening the Word with a group of ladies God has gathered for a specific time, purpose, and work, it’s always an extra […]

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