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
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
Trying to love someone in addiction feels about the same as picking a rose from a bush. You know there is beauty at the end of it, but your going to have to go through a whole lot of pain to get there.
During the last four years, I have spent most days learning how I can come alongside people who have found themselves addicted to drugs and/or alcohol. Although, I had my days of partying, and fairly hard at that, by the grace of God, when He set me free of that lifestyle, I never looked back. … Continue reading Can Community be the Cure to Addiction?
I got to thinking this past week. What would have happened if I allowed my fears to get the best of me. What is at stake if I choose to avoid the things I feel God leading me to do and let them pass me by? For the last five weeks we have been talking … Continue reading What Happens When Fear Wins?