Leveraging the dark is trusting the light to come in.  The thin place where heaven and earth collide . . . is the place recognized where there’s more to life than what we see . . . the place...
A shift in perception occurs when a crisis comes our way. When unexpected hard things happen, there’s a longing for what was, a desire to go back in time, and regret for not seeing the gift of what really mattered. ...

Rise

. . . But those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength.  They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary,  they will walk and not be faint (Isaiah 40:31, NIV). The prophet Isaiah wrote...
Blessed. Few of us use the word; however, it’s a word worth thinking about.  We become so immersed in our busyness, circumstances, and problems that we miss the gift of being blessed.  How is it possible to be blessed...
Along the way, there are people who get lost in the hardships of life, becoming focused on what they’ve missed rather than on what God will do.  It's a tragedy when an individual is absorbed in it all, missing...

Yes and No

I've learned . . . the hard way . . . that doing too much, being too busy, saying yes before seeking God first, failing to have a day of rest, and not setting perimeters in my life to...
It’s been quite awhile since my friend was in a terrible car accident. But.  It’s one of those things which continues to be a profound memory.  She "lived" in intensive care, struggling with several injuries.  Her body had been...

The Win

When you get down to it, God is all about the win. God does not fail. God allows us to unleash the power within us to not just sustain but to excel.  The power is higher and greater than...
A few years ago, my identity was stolen. Yep. It happened on a busy morning at the church I was working at. I went across the hall from my office, leaving the door slightly open. A thief, who had...
The unknown is not always easy to face.  While no one is sure of what will happen in the next moment, there are some who continually wonder,  “What's next?” I’ve learned the  key to moving forward into the unknown is...