Fires are burning in our land. The smoke hangs in the air, stinging my eyes and throat. My chest aches with every breath. The moonlight casts an eerie glow as it filters through the rising smoke haze. The land is on fire. Physical wildfires are sweeping the southeast, putting people, homes and wildlife in danger. […]
I have been undone by what I see in the news these days! I am floored by the reports of the mounting chaos and massive sorrow in the world. You only have to watch the evening news once to know what I mean. And yet… Photo from BigStockPhoto / Copyright: neostock This afternoon, I drove around the city running errands, lost in […]
Back in 2005 when I started a blog, I wrote simply because I needed to pour out all of the emotions that were roaring inside of me. I wrote from passion, frustration and pain. Honestly, I didn’t care if anyone read the words or not. I wrote because somewhere in those words, I was leaning into God. […]
When it comes to achieving a dream, do you ever feel like you are unable to build momentum? Are there times when you are simply stuck? If so, this post is for you! In my current blog series, “Everyday Decisions That Shape Your Destiny,” we will take a look at a decision that is made every day. […]
Every day, every hour, we are presented with choices. There are choices we make each day that do not initially appear to be significant−but make no mistake−these are choices that significantly change the direction of our lives. Too many times, we encounter these choices and don’t consider how they will impact our future. This is the second installment of my blog […]
Reaching your dream is a journey that begins the moment God whispers it to you, and sometimes the first step is the hardest one to take. When the journey begins—as you take that first step towards a dream—you suddenly find yourself at the base of a great mountain. The scale of this mountain is enormous and the trail that […]
Each individual Christian must help to care for the flock. Each of us has a gift or gifts from the Lord, and we should use what He has given up to help protect and perfect the flock. – Warren Weirsbe, The Weirsbe Bible Commentary NT (John 21) Shell-shocked. That’s how I’ve been feeling after a […]
You don’t have to look far to find great comeback stories in the Bible. It’s chock full of them! And right now, I’d love a little comeback story of my own. This promise given to the Israelite exiles at a time of despair encourages me. I’m sharing it with you here, just in case you are praying for a comeback, too…
How to find the Sweet Life? It’s so simple, we can miss it.
Do you have a dream that you cannot let go? What comes to your mind when you are alone and God speaks in the quietness of your heart?