So many situations in life require an ongoing commitment in order to be successful. Marriage requires a commitment to the vows we made. Raising children requires an ongoing commitment to their well-being and success. Successful transition in a job requires commitment to… Read More

Read: Colossians 1:21-22 A few words of background is in order. Paul, the apostle, wrote this letter to followers of Jesus who lived in Colosse. He had never met them, but heard about their faith from others. He wrote to encourage them… Read More

Monday I practiced JOMO. It was okay, but not great. I need to practice more. Then I read the following and decided I took the wrong approach. My focus was more on what I could do – kind of like a “do… Read More

Today I am practicing JOMO. It’s not easy. Saying no to something brought up all kinds of FOMO. After all, was I going to miss something? What if it was really cool? What if they come home and say how wonderful it… Read More

Tonight as I sit to write, my heart is full. Earlier this evening, I watched the sunset over the water while I walked along the beach. Listening to the lapping of the waves, the calling of the birds, the muffled conversations of… Read More

Read: Psalm 15 This week we walked through different ways we can lead lives of integrity. This only occurred to me after the fact so don’t worry if you missed it. This psalm combines the four agreements we looked at last week… Read More

Do you ever struggle with taking someone at their word? You know when someone says they will show up – do you expect them to show up? I suppose it depends on if that person has proven to be reliable in past… Read More

Read: Matthew 18:21-22 I really believe Peter thought he was being big hearted when he asked Jesus how often he thought we should forgive the same person – like, maybe seven times? I can almost see him swagger a bit while asking…. Read More

Yesterday I picked up my granddaughter from daycare. Rather than going out to the highway which is fastest, I drove on the county roads. I saw all kinds of beautiful homes, fields, woods as the road curved up and over the hills… Read More

I am sure you have all heard the expression FOMO. If not, it is an acronym for “fear of missing out.” You know, those times when you are with friends and you really have to use the bathroom but you don’t want… Read More