Woo hoo! 2017 is coming to a close. Lord knows it’s been a challenge. From politics to personal, the chaotic roller coaster ride of everyday life has left us worn out. It’s time to put this chapter to bed. But before we do – let’s make sure that we finish strong! Here’s a checklist to send… Read More
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
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 look back and am overwhelmed by how far I’ve come, how good God is, how He truly turned my suffering into His glory, and how deeply grateful I am for the trials from my hard season.
“Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” Albert Einstein This month’s blog was inspired by the recent passing of yet another friend, James Hickson Lee, whose life ended way to soon for the comprehension and understanding of those of us he left behind. James touched and transformed many lives through his faith… Read More
This past week I had the pleasure of celebrating the home going of Mrs. Minnie Hawthorne-Ewing, the Mom of one of my closest friends, Cheryl. It’s strange, I know, for me to describe attending what most call a “funeral” as a pleasure. After all, none of us enjoy losing the people we love. But when… Read More