Category: Courage

Burning My Plow

I had been asking for a sign. For God to speak to me about the future and His purposes in ministry. Truth be told, I know I can’t do both full-time PCM (Polished Cornerstones Ministry) and full-time Prison ministry. But who wants to say…

The Power of ONE

“Can you pray for me?” The question caught me off guard. We were in the hallway of the education building where young inmates were coming in for their afternoon classes. YOs are generally not very friendly. Especially with someone they don’t know. The trust…

Captive Miracles

What if the broken places of your story are being woven in a way that will bring someone else to Jesus and the place that real healing can be found?

Jesus is My Home

There’s something that happens when you travel extensively. Or at least it’s happened to me. And I’m not talking about being able to sleep in all manner of places and talk to sort of people and navigate multiple airports…although those things are true too….

Dear Teen Girl

Dear Teen Girl, I’m writing this letter to you because I need you to know something…I know you get a bad rap for your age. Maybe some of it is legit (after all, you are a young and imperfect human being like the rest…

Homies

I know her back story and she knows mine. Our spirits connect at a different level…even though we are about as different as could be. I am young. She is old enough to be my grandma. I am short. She is tall. I have…

Sweet Silence

Hello Friday. It’s that day again that I come to a coffee shop to rest and receive from the Lord. Sometimes I feel like I do the most talking, but I’m learning to sit and listen to Him. Even if He doesn’t say anything….

When God Makes You a Girl

When I was a little girl and up into my teens, I spent a lot of time struggling through how to life out my God-given femininity…

Be a Door Holder

For the last five years, I’ve had a yearly motto. At the end of each year, I review what God has taught me. I haven’t learned fully each theme, but I always walk away different, changed and challenged by His call. Last year was…

Lessons from His Table

Over the past year, my theme has been “Come to His Table”. For twelve solid months I’ve reflected on this concept. I’ve dug into His Word and God has opened my eyes to places where He is working and shown me what it is…