Category: Courage

Carry the Light

Then this light entered the room…it was my little sister…I stared at it…this cupping of light in her hands. It made me want to hold it in mine.


The following post I wrote nearly two months ago…but because it was so fresh, I chose not to post it. Since then I’ve been learning what it means to be PRESENT even when I’m no longer Ms. Mary’s primary caregiver. Even that requires Persistence. It’s a… Continue Reading “Persistence”

Dear Graduate…

Twelve years ago I graduated from high school. Now if you’re a teen reading this…you’re thinking I’m old right now. Twelve years is a long time, but you’ll be here before you know it, friend! So pick your jaw up from the floor and… Continue Reading “Dear Graduate…”


The word “DoorKeeper” has been on my mind lately. While ministering in prison this past week, I tumbled on Psalm 84 again. It seemed full of meaning and purpose…both for me and the women I was talking to. The question kept mulling around in… Continue Reading “DoorKeepers”

Life Calling- Part 4

#4: Stop Chasing and Just Start! In our Christian culture it feels like we LABOR over our life callings. Perhaps even to a fault. As if it’s our job to run after it and discover it on our own. Here’s the deal. I think… Continue Reading “Life Calling- Part 4”

Today is a Good Day

Today is a good day. The sun is shining outside my window and my heart is full. But oh friend, there are days. There are days that don’t feel good. The kind where you feel like crawling back into bed and hibernating…or at least… Continue Reading “Today is a Good Day”

Hope has a Name

Loss seems to linger sometimes. Unwelcomed, but still there. Showing it’s head when you least expect it and reminding you of what it’s taken from you. I recently had one of those reminders. It caught me by surprise. I was at a movie with… Continue Reading “Hope has a Name”

Life Calling- Part 2

One of the things I pray for on a regular basis is that Jesus will keep me useable. That may sound weird, but I tend to be so about myself (aka: selfish) that I don’t have room for showcasing Jesus to the world around me.

Life Calling- Part 1

Ever wonder what the future holds for you? Of course you do. Join me for a journey to discovering what Scripture says about life calling and the future.

Jonah and Me

Have you ever said NO to God? I have. Many times, in fact. Fear and lack of bravery holds me back far too often. One time in particular sticks out in my memory as a Jonah experience…here’s what I wrote two years ago about… Continue Reading “Jonah and Me”