Winds of Change ~by Reba Wilson

Sometimes the winds are worse than change itself! I have often wondered why it is that I who love change, still fight so hard emotionally, to make the turn to go another direction! I remember when I worked for Northeast Tech Center. The job was awesome until I reached a plateau of learning and creating. I loved the people I worked with and the campus was a beautiful place, nestled among trees on the side of a hill. I felt the breezes of change for days- maybe even a year- ahead of my resignation to resign. I had reached my … Read more ...

Power in the Embrace ~by Reba Wilson

I am a hugger. I not only hug my honey, but also pretty shoes, and good books. Yet, when I saw strangers coming toward me with arms extended, my muscles tensed in anticipation. I could tell that the fibers were deciding should they become as hard as steel and prepare me for the emotional impact? Or should they become soft and welcoming? My heart beat faster sending adrenaline to my brain and warmth to my face.

My body language portrays if this is friend or foe. I either stick both hands deep into my pockets, extend my hand, or something … Read more ...

A Guarded Heart

On Wednesday, I have a lunch appointment with Jennie—a dear friend of mine. We will meet at a little cupcake place that serves up some great soup and sandwiches, coffee, and obviously cupcakes. Wednesday is our time reserved for some serious girl talk. We visit non-stop, jump from one subject to another, and uplift each other with encouraging words. We have shared many of these visits, and we almost always laugh more than we eat. Sometimes, tears fill our eyes when we discuss a concern that is close to our hearts. We often agree together in prayer and, as a … Read more ...