A Piece of Glass

Last Sunday, I preached at a church in the city with some of the most beautiful stained glass windows. As I stood at the pulpit looking...

Feeling At Home

Feeling at home is an interesting phenomenon. A lot of times we put a tremendous amount of emphasis as home as place, but today, I want...

The People In Your Neighborhood

This Saturday, I grabbed a good book, found a comfy spot on my couch, and prepared to read while waiting for our new neighbors to move in....

What we hear, smile included

Today, as I write this on May 31, we celebrate two national holidays. The first is National Save Your Hearing Day. This is a holiday...

Lists Are My Love Language

Lists are a great passion for many of us. For my birthday last year, my sister purchased a t-shirt for me that was green and had printed...

Return to

In 1985, Walt Disney pictures released what has been referred to as the creepiest Disney movie ever created, Return to Oz. As a child, I...

May We Celebrate

I love to celebrate holidays. My favorite past time is to check out the list of allllll the holidays and choose which ones I will...

Seas Into Highways

I will never forget the time I was about to begin my sophomore year of high school, and I went to the beach with some friends. As we...

Let Me Tell You 'Bout My Jesus

Jesus is at work everywhere you go. You just have to look for it. You can truly see the Lord working in others and through others. ...

Roots

My husband and daughter found this tree while walking through a park one day. I believe its roots are absolutely breathtaking, and as my...

In the light of His glory and grace

This weekend, I had a rare opportunity to return to the church where I grew up. Along with me, I brought my husband, daughter, and a...

The Clover

This week is St. Patricks Day, my favorite holiday. As we surround ourselves with various shades of green along with three and four leaf...

Arrows

I have this fascination with arrows. When I see an arrow, I am often reminded of several aspects of what it looks like to follow God's...

Prepare Ye the Way

In recent months, I have started a new job that requires me to wake up at 5:45 a.m. Prior to this new endeavor, I thought 5:45 only came...

A Depiction of Love

There are many outstanding Scriptures in the Bible that reference the word love. However, for me, the one that stands out above the rest...

Comparison

Comparison can be a funny thing. I will never forget how it showed up out of nowhere for me early on in my ministry on a chilly fall...

Breaking Through

I do NOT have a green thumb. I do love plants, so you can imagine my confliction when approximately nine years ago a dear mentor offered...

Stop and remember the birds

Recently, my daughter and I were sitting in the Walgreens parking lot. It was a few days before Christmas, and we had entered into the...

Driven

I am a very driven person. I have spent years of my life studying productivity. If a new book comes out on time management or goal...