“I never pray for patience,” my husband said matter-of-factly. “For I know if I do, I am going to end up in a traffic jam.” There is a bit of truth to that statement. I have the feeling, it sums up how many of us feel about the idea of learning patience. The reality is,… Continue reading How to be Patient when you are Impatient
Leslie never imagined her life would turn out that way. Addicted to drugs. Estranged from her family. Selling everything she had to eat and to use. She never imagined a day when the Department of Human Resources (DHR) would take her 3-year-old son, Garrett away from her. But it happened. A few weeks ago we discussed… Continue reading Uncomfortable: One Family’s Story of Reconciliation
I cannot stand being uncomfortable. I don’t like being too hot. I can’t stand it when I am so cold I am shivering. New places can stretch me when I don’t know anyone because I feel awkward, shy, and vulnerable. It’s the worst. But sometimes being uncomfortable can be good for us. In fact, I’ve… Continue reading Feeling Comfortable with the Uncomfortable
Do you struggle with why the Lord isn’t healing a part of your body? It may be because He wants to tend to the roots.
I have been struggling lately. Watching our country destroy itself is never easy to do, especially when you are sitting on the sidelines wishing the whole country would just stop. If I am honest, a good part of me wants to just stay in my little bubble here in the South and not engage with what… Continue reading What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do
As we head into the holiday season you may already be considering what you can do to help those who may not be able to help themselves. Requests are already piling up for shoeboxes for kids in foreign countries, angel tree presents, coat drives, food drives, holiday meals, more. You want to give in a… Continue reading How to Make an Impact with Your Holiday Giving
I am a big time believer in setting goals and an even bigger believer in reviewing where you are with those goals. “Why?” you ask. Great question. Setting goals is extremely important in knowing whether or not you are making any forward progress. No goal, no way of knowing what direction you are heading in. However,… Continue reading Request and Pure Joy Giveaway!