We are made for the extraordinary in some of the most ordinary moments.   Years ago, one of my daughters had to re-learn how to walk.  The physical therapist started the walking lessons in a pool to make it...

Anchored

Disappointments are not always easy. It takes practice to see disappointments as a catalyst to something more.  When life changes, taking us in a different direction, it can be disappointing.  And disappointment often leads to discouragement. If, we are not...
I can tell you first hand that worry impacts the way life is lived.  Worry is on the rise in our  stressed out-busy-pressured world.  A negative side to the advent of technology is how it conditions individuals to be...
It’s been discovered that alpha brain waves are present in mindful meditation.  We know Alpha brain waves produce creativity and reduce depression.  Meditation is usually the first thing to go—if, it was ever a practice—when busyness presses in.  To...
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...