How do we become authentic people through and through, even when it goes against the grain of what everyone else is doing?
They say if you look for something hard enough, you are bound to find it. What tiny things about yourself do you look a little too hard for?
There has been a lot of bad news lately. How do we deal with it? What do we do with all of that struggle and pain? We choose good news.
The cold is creeping in and the only tool we may have to fight it is to throw the doors wide open and share the warmth.
My writing journey has led me straight to you. We can find light in hard times by sharing our struggles—one word at a time.
Are you out of routine? What are you doing to fill in those blank lines when you have those off schedule moments?
Feeling rundown? What is your go-to habit when you are worn out? Does that habit restore you or leave you as you were?
Our dreams tell stories about our lives. What dreams do you live out in your story? Bigger question—do you have to?
Loss wakes us up to the realization that our days really are numbered. If only we could remember to make those days count.
I wish it had not taken health problems for me to quiet the room. It is amazing what Jesus can do in the quiet.
We only get one chance to look around when it comes to reality. What are we missing when we forget to? Could we be missing the point?
What good is a spray bottle that does not spray? Keeping the good things trapped inside is not how we were meant to live.
We all want to move when the circumstances are just right. But what if they are not. Do we stay frozen or grow anyway?
The worst feeling in the world is when you realize you do not know where you are. Are the events of this world leaving us shipwrecked?
The seasons of this life will always bring questions. Ask them. Our questions and fears unite us in a way nothing else can.
We all feel the heat. We are living in times of exhaustion at every turn from the non-stop flames we battle. What can we do to rise above it?
How do you handle the tangled messes of human beings? Are you patient and gentle or are you a knot puller like me?
Do you have a trail leaver in your house? What excuse do they use to explain what always seems not finished?
Some of our biggest “it just so happened” moments have become the most wonderful unexpected blessings. Especially in hindsight.
Sometimes in life you have to find the value in the things you would have not considered valuable. For me, that includes the quick fix.
When storms strike, what do you do with the time until that storm passes? Are you using it well even in the middle of the storm?
There is nothing wrong with being independent. There is nothing wrong with asking for help. The problem only begins when we decide only one of those is possible.
Are we avoiding seeing the things that we can’t unsee? How much compassion would there be if we could see the view of someone else’s world?
It is disappointing when our plans do not work out. What if our plans did not move forward because a better one was waiting for us?
Do you dabble in the details or dive on in? Does your focus on those details ever get in the way of building the kingdom?
The battle of what is true and what is not can only be won within our minds and hearts. Don’t let all the confusion fool you . . . it is personal.
Do you give your goals a place to live in your schedule? Or are they just the location you dream of visiting someday?
Are we just trying to get through the busyness of the season still standing? Maybe the season was meant to bring you more than a deadline.
When we are spending a lot of time trying to find that perfect gift, we must remember that sometimes the simplest answer is the right one.
Writers are often guided to show and not tell their stories. What if we took that same advice in all that we do?
I wonder what would happen if we didn’t tell God how far he can go? What does life look like when we move out of the way?
It is a hard realization when we look in the mirror and see we have so far to go. We are a new creation, but we still need a lot reflection.
These are tough times. But we can still check on each other and we can still look for light. I know where you can find some.