The day I met you, your skepticism was a challenge. I knew instantly that I had work to do, to win you over. I adore the skeptic in you. Even when it drives me crazy.For all the days that have passed since, I have fought back Against the feeling that I'm home, when I'm in … Continue reading Home
“If we want to fully enjoy all the good things in life, we need to notice them.” - Dr. Laurie Santos. Here’s a great podcast from Dr. Santos on the distractions (so many distractions) in our lives that keep us from noticing and enjoying the world around us. Here’s the description of this episode. “The … Continue reading Distractions. So many distractions.
How should I celebrate turning 45 in April? Go sky diving (I’ve never been)? Get a tattoo (still don’t have one)? Do something else exciting? What should I do to celebrate and mark this next big birthday? I usually attend a wine & food festival every April - in the lovely seaside town of Beaufort … Continue reading Sky Diving? A Tattoo?
https://youtu.be/mC-zw0zCCtg This song, Jireh - Elevation Worship, was featured, for the first time, during worship at Elevation this morning. It's my new song. I needed it. "Jireh - You are enough..."If you're new to faith related stuff, "Jireh" is a Hebrew name for God meaning "Provider." He is often referred to as "Jehovah Jireh."
https://youtu.be/rZ6wbQFbC2s I had a strong faith for a long time. A very long time. I was raised in the church and my faith was an incredibly important part of my life. But I've had my moments of not really feeling it. Frankly, that's been true for the last couple of years, in particular. Recent years … Continue reading Opening my Hands
https://youtu.be/2IF5TfnmV0k "I don't care if we fall from graceI'll follow you down to where forever liesWithout a doubt I'm on your sideThere is no where else I'd rather beI'm not about to compromiseGive you up to say goodbyeI've got you through the deepI'll keep you close to me"
I wrote this short story last night/today. When I started writing it, I knew what I wanted to write about. I just didn't know I was going to write about Lacey James. Who's Lacey James, you ask? She is the character in a novel, that I started writing several years ago. It's a big story. … Continue reading What a Family Looks Like