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...

Giving

This is the time of year when we hear a lot about giving. As we begin to look to a new year, I encourage you to spend some time...

Keys

Have you ever looked at your ring of keys? How many do you have? What doors do they unlock? Keys are very symbolic. They often...

Many Roads

"If you'll step inside this great glass elevator It'll take us up above the city lights To where the planet curves away to the equator I...

Walking the path

Yesterday, we entered the season of advent. Advent is a season of waiting as we walk the journey each year to the celebration of...

Be the red leaf

The other day, I looked out the window at all the leaves lying on the ground. The brightest red leaf caught my eye laying on the top of...

The Escalator Part 3 (the finale)

One mark on my childhood I will always remember were all of the surgeries that took place on my eyes at the area hospital. I remember...

The Escalator Part 2

Last week I wrote about my horrific experience on an escalator. In case you missed it or need a refresher you can catch up on my "spilt...

The Escalator Part 1

Many people are afraid of the enclosed space of the elevator. However, I am much more afraid of the escalator! It has always been my...

Sourest Day

Sourest Day I love Sour Patch Kids. They are my FAVORITE candy. Sour and sweet. My husband and I joke quite often that we love Sour...

Dependent

How do you feel when you hear the word Dependent? For many of us, whether we admit it or not, it is something we do not want to be. ...

Picturesque Revelations

Every October, my husband and I find ourselves driving through the mountains. We may meander into a new small town restaurant or gift...

Girl On Fire

Sometimes we have to do hard things. You know the moments where you would prefer to just run the other way, ignore the issue and go watch...

Directions

Once, we ordered a storm door to go in front of the front door of our house.  It is the kind of door where there is glass on top and on...

What Makes You Feel Powerful?

Maybe, it is a favorite pen or portfolio.  Maybe it is a favorite shade of lipstick or nail polish.  And, we cannot leave out the...