Tag: Faith

Same Kind of Different

Will I focus on what makes me different from another or what we hold in common? It makes all the difference in the world.

It’s all in Perspective

“You are ruining my life!” (Please read in a whiny, crying voice – maybe even with some exaggerated eye rolling while throwing head back.) Have you ever said that to anyone? Maybe your parents? Maybe God? My daughter said that to me… Read More

Presents or Presence

Today is the sixth day of Advent. As we approach Christmas and the celebration of Jesus’ birth, what is your focus? Are you baking and preparing special treats for your family and friends? Maybe you are wrapping gifts, listening to holiday music… Read More

You Matter

Do I matter? Am I making a difference? These are questions we all wrestle with at one time or another. The innate need to be significant and live with purpose is something we can’t ignore. It tolls within us like the midnight… Read More

By Your Side

Walking alongside another in the difficulty of life can be messy but it’s our responsibility. Can we do it with grace and humility?

Final Countdown

Today my mind is full of all things holiday. I bought a few last minutes items for the next couple of days when my house will be full to overflowing with my people. This year a few of my family will be… Read More

Out of the heart

Sometimes our words betray what is in our hearts. What will you do when your heart is exposed?

You have mail!

Have you ever imagined walking to your mailbox to retrieve the mail only to find an official but plain looking envelope from the office of a lawyer. With curiosity, you cautiously open it to find that you are the honorary beneficiary of… Read More

Home!

Home! No matter where my travels take me, there is always a yearning within for home, the place my heart is truly at peace.  So while I love to travel, I am always happy to be home again where familiarity and peacefulness… Read More

Gratitude

Gratitude. That is what I feel today. Gratitude that I am in Bali, Indonesia listening to waves slide silently across the ocean below me making a gentle crashing sound as they meet the rocks and return to sea. Gratitude as I watch… Read More