It’s Never Greener

Comparison rocks our identity and robs our contentment.   And most of us give into it every day.   We envy someone with significant influence while they’re at home overwhelmed by all the responsibility, envying your simpler life. We covet the marriage that seems so easy, but the couple that never fights envies your passion […]

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Anxious or Faithful

Contentment is my One Word pursuit this year. And as I journey towards contentment I repeatedly have to face my anxious heart. Typically anxiety accompanies the weight of responsibility I feel.  And usually I’m feeling so responsible because I’ve begun to try to control it all instead of remembering it’s all God’s.  It’s not mine.  […]

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Sick Days & Time Outs

Remember the good ole days of adolescents when if you felt like you just couldn’t face the world you declared a “sick day”?  Maybe it was the test you failed to prepare for or the ex you just couldn’t bear to face… whatever the issue you, suckered your parents into believing your weren’t well and […]

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Sick Days & Time Outs

Remember the good ole days of adolescents when if you felt like you just couldn’t face the world you declared a “sick day”?  Maybe it was the test you failed to prepare for or the ex you just couldn’t bear to face… whatever the issue you, suckered your parents into believing your weren’t well and […]

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Smarter Than You

I’ve developed a new fascination… Rare books, preferably first editions of some of my favorites like Anne of Green Gables. (Btw, I can’t actually afford these books… I just like to search for them and imagine a library in my home full of them.) Reading didn’t come easily for me as a child.  My memories […]

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Are You Enough?

There are a lot of special people in my life.  People who I want to champion, encourage, coach, mentor and just all around support. But every once in awhile I realize I am not enough.  I can’t be all of the things they need all of the time.  There will be moments that they need […]

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A Leader's Prayer

“So give your servant a discerning heart to govern your people and to distinguish between right and wrong. For who is able to govern this great people of yours?” I Kings 3:9 (NIV) Solomon’s prayer for wisdom. He prayed for: 1) A discerning heart 2) Ability to distinguish between right and wrong Leaders, lets make […]

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A Leader’s Prayer

“So give your servant a discerning heart to govern your people and to distinguish between right and wrong. For who is able to govern this great people of yours?” I Kings 3:9 (NIV) Solomon’s prayer for wisdom. He prayed for: 1) A discerning heart 2) Ability to distinguish between right and wrong Leaders, lets make […]

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