Grief is a universal experience. We all experience loss, but everyone expresses that grief in their own way. When families grieve together it requires grace and compassion. At first I was busy taking care of the things that had to be done, trying to shield my mom from as many decisions as I could. And […]Read more "Navigating Grief With Your Family"
Sometimes Scripture passages can be downright daunting, but then we discover how much wisdom they hold. The text appears overwhelming when you first look at it, but then you try it on for size and discover how fitting God’s design is for your life. Colossians 3:12-17 is one of these passages: “So, chosen by […]Read more "Put On Love: Life’s Little Black Dress"
He was out in the field, minding his own business, when the man of God came up and threw his cloak over his shoulders. It was a proposition. An invitation. A foretaste of a Man who later would invite fishermen who were also busy about their work to come and follow. The field worker asked […]Read more "Becoming Elisha to your Elijah"
Sharing over at the High Calling Community. He is the One great Love of my life. The One Who has absolutely never failed me. He pursues me endlessly and relentlessly. The truth is: I can never pursue Him enough. I want to know Him more, but I get busy. Many times with His business. And […]Read more "In Pursuit of Him"
“We are all ditch dwellers,” Kirk Vander Molen, Director of Missional Integrity announced. My takeaway from the Love INC National Gathering was something unexpected. It pointed a gnarly finger at me, a ditch dweller. The general idea was: How do I identify with the characters in the parable of the Good Samaritan? In truth, I’ve […]Read more "Writing From A Ditch"
We were never meant to walk through life alone, and mentors can help us through our struggles. God is always with us, and he wants us to be involved in each other’s lives, being encouragers of one another. As Proverbs 1:5 instructs, “Let the wise hear and increase in learning, and the one who understands […]Read more "Four Guidelines to Choosing A Mentor"
Jesus taught his disciples about the priorities of his Father’s kingdom by teaching them the beatitudes. Sometimes they described priorities opposite of what we might expect, and they always showed that blessings come from assuming a Christ-like attitude. Here are some beatitudes that can change your attitude to be more like Jesus: My dear readers, […]Read more "7 Attitude Adjustments From the Beattitudes"