People keep telling me to stop telling my age. They say that I don’t have to admit how old I am because 50 is the new 30. But here’s the thing – I don’t need a new 30. Although I didn’t always believe it my 30’s were awesome. I worked hard, traveled, explored and did… Read More
The Pastor asked a question – “How many of you struggle to see yourself the way God sees you?” 3 out of 4 people at the service raised their hands. My spirit was so saddened. I wondered, How is it that people of faith struggle so much with self-worth? Don’t you know? You are a… Read More
Choose to believe that all things are leading up to something greater, and one day, when you least might expect it, you will look back and thank all those pitfalls for molding the updated version of you.
Think of the times that tested your patience and made you question your faith, the situations that weren’t quite what you planned and the outcomes which weren’t what you hoped for. But now that you’re on the other side of those challenges, can you see how you’ve grown? Was something better in store for you? Did tragedy bring people closer together? Did He wake you up to live another day and enjoy the simple things with loved ones, to serve others, and to make a difference in this world?
I was up early this morning. Sitting on my backyard swing, the gentle breeze caressed my face like a kiss from God. I heard the birds’ sweet melodies. The stillness enveloped me and my soul was at ease. I love that time of day. It’s when my thoughts are most pure and clear. Before the… Read More
I woke with my mind full of compassion for the mentally ill, and the families that love them. Another school shooting, another bout of global grief, another round of debate about gun violence and mental illness. How much will it take before we make material change to the way we diagnose and treat those suffering… Read More