Taking off the mask.
Putting down the measuring stick.
Sharing my journey to putting God first in everything.
LESS PERFECTION. MORE AUTHENTICITY.
Learning to trust God with every part of my life when I grew up trusting only myself has been like watching a toddler trying to fill one of those red plastic pails with sand. Without a shovel. Painful. Slow. Yes. Last week we were horses wearing blinders. This week we...read more
Not following God is like being a horse without a driver. If you've ever seen a horse in full harness without a driver, you know what frenzied lack of direction and fearful thrashing about looks like. They're justifiably panicked. I've spent most of my life doing...read more
Listening to God sometimes feels like trying to divine what's inside a wrapped gift. Hey, I deal in metaphors and mental pictures. It's just how I'm wired. If I can't relate a new concept to one that I already understand, I won't understand it. So, you know when Jesus...read more
We all want to raise hopeful kids. But have you ever sat down and considered how to teach hopefulness? What even is hopefulness? I couldn’t have explained it to save myself. The idea of teaching hopefulness had me sitting in a place I heard Karen Stubbs of Birds on a...read more
You know those people who call themselves devout Christians but you still hear them swearing like a stevedor? Or the Christian bloggers who will drop an F-bomb for dramatic effect? I had a coffee with a friend from church today and our conversation didn't answer the...read more
Ever heard the saying, "You have an enemy and it's not your spouse"? If you have, then you know that you could replace the word 'spouse' with 'child', 'mother-in-law', 'boss' or any other person you're in a relationship with. Yes. The enemy it's referring to is the...read more