6 Principles When People Fail You

6 Principles When People Fail You

People will fail you, but God never will. I said this to a friend when she sought my advice. I feared I would fail her because I knew my limitations, and she had already been betrayed and disappointment by so many people. I knew if she sought God over me, He...
Bigger, More, and Better?

Bigger, More, and Better?

All flesh is like grass, the glory of man like the flowers, both of which wither and fall away. But the word of the Lord endures forever. 1 Peter 1:24-25 This verse defines 2017, doesn’t it? Each year seems to increasingly be about investing in earthly things,...
5 Hacks for a Peaceful Holiday

5 Hacks for a Peaceful Holiday

The holiday season usually causes me some angst. I like the lights of Christmas, but I don’t like the long winter and seasonal depression I push against. The holidays bring extra stress in an already busy schedule. I used to approach the holidays rather...
4 Tips Because Children Are Watching

4 Tips Because Children Are Watching

It’s been sobering in light of the recent national events to see how impacting words are. All across the nation people are using words in negative ways to hurt, divide and argue. We’ve been reminded how divisive words are, and how they influence those around us. I’ve...
5 Lessons from Big Life Interruptions

5 Lessons from Big Life Interruptions

“Pending no major life interruptions, let’s look at a date to get together,” I texted a friend, trying to re-establablish a schedule which, six weeks ago, I thought was “normal.” Or one I was trying to make normal with a new work schedule...
Confessions of an Overcomer

Confessions of an Overcomer

“This place would have been a mess for me when I was in college,” I told my son and his dad after eating in his college cafeteria. It’s one of these free range cafeterias most universities have now. Every food imaginable is available. You can eat...