I believe nothing is impossible with God. Nothing. It’s been proven over and over.  Yet.  It’s easy to live like the impossible is a shut door, an ending, and a loss rather than an open door, a beginning, and...

Pure Grace

I joined family and friends to celebrate a miracle of new life, an answered prayer. And. As we celebrated, it was clear we had entered a new season of life . . . a time of pure grace . . ....

God Works

I’ve learned God has more than what can be seen in the disappointments and hard circumstances. The story of the ancient King David records his dream and intense desire to build a temple for God; however, his life choices...

Always

“Always” is a word of significance to me. It defines God’s ongoing presence, changing the dynamics of how I see circumstances, challenging me to see beyond the moment, defining my life. A worship leader felt he should email me the...
Time has passed. Life has shifted.  Grief remains.  There are moments when the force of grief unexpectedly pushes its way through the big and small details of living, leaving us breathless and gasping for air.  A desperation for wanting life...

Live Rich

While gratefulness is an intentional exercise of living, it’ an act of freedom—living free of the power of our circumstances. The thing is . . . ingratitude is prevalent in this era . . . and is one of...
Leap year gives us a gift–24 extra hours.  The common year has 365 days.  But.  Leap year has 366 days.  The next 24-hour gift of time is scheduled for 2020. Seriously. The 24-hours of extra time is a gift to...

Slow Down

Stress is unhealthy, creating chaos, disease, and hopelessness. The faster we go, the more stress we have; however, few think they’re able to slow down until they’re forced to do so. I’ve learned, the hard way, slowing down is...

Hurry

I regret saying “hurry” to my children.  They never were in a hurry . . . to get where we needed to go . . . it could be so frustrating.  But.  As they grew older, I regretted making...

Reality

It was a hard day.  But. It was a good day. It was a day that hundreds came to honor a man who died suddenly and too soon.  In the midst of sorrow, there was celebration for what his...