Lost. Every day I wander. I try to be grateful and positive and optimistic. I try. Trying is not good enough, I have known my whole life. My person, who I am, doesn’t try. I do. I accomplish. I tell myself it wasn’t a big deal. I mean, no one died. Or is even in… Read More
When is it Enough?
He walked in 20 minutes late to Sunday School. I know because we walked in 10 minutes late and flustered. And not for any good reason. Just late. Our life is not exactly super together right now. That’s not good when you are supposed to be the Sunday School leader. Thank God, truly, for friends… Read More
What Happens When We Trust God
I found a lump in my breast, a hard little mass about the size of a pecan. Examining it in the shower I had one of those stutter-step moments. The kind where your heart stands still while your mind races ahead. Is it cancer? What am I going to do? I do not feel like… Read More
Defining Who You Are, Not What You Do!
Aloha, loving tribe members! We’ve officially jumped into summer and we are half way through the year. Are you where you thought you’d be? Have you taken the time to stop and reflect not only on where you are in your journey, but on who you are? This time last year, I wrote my first… Read More
7 Steps to Inside Out Living
As I grow older, I increasingly appreciate the finer things in life; the things that you only experience when you are fully present; things that you can’t buy, per se, but are there anyway. This realization is one of the most valuable ones of recent. And as I grow in years and in personality, I… Read More
When It Rains, Splash Forward!
When it rains, it pours! And lately, it has been raining a lot in Texas and across the country. We’ve been experiencing weeks of rain showers, thunderstorms, hail, flooding, rain-wrapped tornadoes and in the midst of it all, some of the most beautiful rainbows. Ironically, I feel as though I have experienced each of those… Read More