How are you doing?

I had lunch yesterday with a dear friend. Halfway through our sharing of the day-to-day, it became clear that God provides these moments of exchange to facilitate wellness and soul care, embrace our spirit, heal our wounds, and build our faith. The exchange between friends is a beautiful dance at times as we release and…

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Planes, Restaurants, and Doctor’s Offices.

You meet the most interesting people on a plane, in a restaurant, or a doctor’s office. Just random people who by no coincidence, end up adding so much to your day. Those chance meetings that by the end of a conversation you realize it wasn’t chance at all you ran into each other at the…

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Wrinkles and Creases

Though our wrinkles and creases may be painful at times to acknowledge, God is ready for every one of them with His plan to heal those unique places in our soul, heart, and mind. It’s in those moments of pressing in, crying out, experiencing the challenges, and experiencing His deliverance that we discover who we are to Him and our significance as His beloved.

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When Hatred Turns to Love

Justice doesn’t always come in the form of legal retribution or an eye for an eye. Justice is a voice in the wilderness that speaks up for the fatherless. Justice is defending the weak, showing loving kindness to the weighed down by life, and being humble in the face of opposition (Micah 6:8). How are we to know what the proper punishment is for every wrong committed unless we see the heart of man as God does?

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Moms Are Not Meant To Be Perfect

As a child, I remember the countless times I said, “I wish my mom was…”. I often muttered those words after being the recipient of her critical comments and judging looks. I love my mother. Please don’t get me wrong. But I think we can all agree that moms are not perfect. Some of you…

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When Hurt Turns to Hatred

We all experience injustice to some degree. Whether it is a cheating spouse who leaves, never to return, a drunk driver taking the life of a loved one, it insights an inner scream to seek vengeance and demand justice. We want the wrong made right — now!

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