Category Archives: God Encounters

A Surprise in the Road

I cruised along Highway 380 at 64 mph, just slightly over the speed limit and within the five mph grace I hoped police still gave. On the way to work, feeling sassy in my new sweater and pants, and looking … Continue reading

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The Secret to Delivering Infinitely Better Than Imagined

“Gloria, I can’t thank you enough for your leadership and energy during this assignment. It’s truly special when a leader delivers something back to the team that is infinitely better than anything we could have imagined…and you’ve done just that. … Continue reading

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How Do I Know God’s Will?

How do I know God’s will is for me to attend this speaker’s conference? In my last blog, I mentioned how I pushed past doubts to register for the Christian Communicator’s Conference. Yet, when bios of attendees appeared in my … Continue reading

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3 Lessons from the Lost Ax Head Prayer

I poured out the contents of my tote in desperate search of the lost flash drive. The one I borrowed and that contained a presentation I would deliver the coming weekend. The one I wanted to put in a secure … Continue reading

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When God Manages My Time

The day spread out before me like a fresh blanket of snow not yet marred with footprints or tire tracks. Calendar clear, time was mine to wrap up tasks before vacation in two days. The first footprints to spoil my … Continue reading

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The Chosen

The manager sat in my office and outlined his dilemma. “Should I stick with the role I assumed only three months ago? Or apply for this other job I didn’t expect to surface now.” He sighed and talked through his two … Continue reading

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Are We Listening?

            When the new principal arrived eight years ago, he found his teachers frustrated by growing drop-out rates and limited resources. He walked into a school rated “academically unacceptable” and in which attending college was the impossible dream. Located in … Continue reading

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When God Works

            Lightning flashed in the distance. Although a storm approached, I would not let it dampen the happiness that warmed me after our Sunday get together with our daughter, her fiancé, and his family. I thanked God for the day, prayed … Continue reading

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Where Am I Going?

Unfamiliar with the area, I called for specific directions to the Frisco shop where I would help Jessica select a dress for her special occasion. “We’re on the northeast corner of Preston and Hwy 121,” the sales clerk answered politely. … Continue reading

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“I Didn’t Want To Do It”

“I must admit, I did not want to do this,” my manager confessed sheepishly while staring at a spot on the carpet. “In fact, I didn’t want to join your team because you expect everyone to use this model, and it’s not … Continue reading

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