Category Archives : personal journey


What Does Easter Mean To You? 5

Each Easter morning I would wake to the thrill of finding some variation of eggs expertly hidden throughout our home. My three brothers and I would wait for the go ahead signal from our parents before beginning our hunt. Once found, we’d spend a good part of the day re-hiding them and finding them again. […]


Is It Time To Rest From The Hurry? 10

Hurry. Most of us do it. Many of us are caught in its pace. hurry :: to move, proceed, or act with haste; a state of urgency or eagerness; rush; hustle; bustle Much of my life I’ve spent in hurry’s beat. It’s even possible I thrived off the adrenaline rush it gave me daily. It […]


When Our Good Intentions Are Gone By Noon

I know how it goes. We start our day with good intentions. Good intentions of great endeavors, activities, and attitudes. We wake up planning that today will be the day. Today is the day things will be different. Today I will read my devotional and spend some time talking with God. This is the day […]


When It’s Time For You To Live

I dropped my phone in the toilet this morning. (Clean water, by the way.) I’m wearing a heart monitor for a month. (Yeah, my heart decided to rebel recently.) I had to change my plans for my day off today. This is life, isn’t it? An imperfect, messy, ridiculous, unpredictable, crazy, amazing, exciting, beautiful, blessed […]


2016 – The Year I Believed

2016 will go down as the year I believed. And blessed is she who believed that there would be a fulfillment of what was spoken to her by the Lord. Luke 1:45 NRSV This year flew past me like our friend, Brian’s speeding #17 race car. In my mind it should only be about September. […]


An Abundant Life Or An Insecure Life?

Yesterday we discussed what might be holding us back from receiving all God has for us. The discussion was enlightening and encouraging. It’s something we don’t talk about often, but I believe healing and wholeness takes place when we’re honest with ourselves and open with each other. I realized I have a number of “things” […]


When It’s Time To Let Go

It was staring me straight in the face. Again. I thought I had buried it years ago. Had it recently resurfaced or had it been around for awhile and I just was too busy to notice its presence? Those questions didn’t really matter, I guess, but I knew I needed to again dispose of it. […]