Stone Paths or Piles? What Am I Leaving Behind?

Stone Paths or Piles? What Am I Leaving Behind?

Boy Scout founder, Robert Baden Powell said, “No one can pass through life, any more than he can pass through a bit of country, without leaving tracks behind, and those tracks may often be helpful to those coming after him in finding their way.” I wondered what I am leaving behind as I go through life? What is my legacy? I know we don’t talk about it, but there is a 100% morality rat... Read More »

On My Worst Day

On My Worst Day

In this season of hustle, bustle, and holiday stress, it is easy to lose your cool. This got me thinking about my worst days. On my worst day, I am short with fellow shoppers, drivers, and sales clerks. I can’t find a kind word to give even in return. On my worst day, I don’t have the energy to clean up after myself or anyone else. I can’t be bothered to anticipate another’s needs. On ... Read More »

A Tale of Two Pretties!

I was enjoying the graduation party of my friend’s son this weekend when the idea for this blog jumped into my head. I was looking at this good looking high school graduate about to take off on a college adventure with a full-ride scholarship and a houseful of folks who will be praying for his success. I saw in his eyes, he has no idea what is ahead and the excitement of the unknown. Then I got ... Read More »

Unclean

Unclean

I recently went to a Christian conference and everywhere I went people asked what my ministry was. Over and over people would get uncomfortable when I mentioned my book, “Hope After Betrayal” and the ministry I am starting. Little by little, bits of their shame splashed on me and began to feel heavy. After two days, I went into my room and told my roommate I was going to start going in... Read More »

Picking Up Grain

Picking Up Grain

If you are familiar with the story of Ruth, you will recall that Boaz offers help by allowing her to follow behind during harvest and pick up any dropped wheat. She doesn’t have to pick it, just follow the other workers in faith. This is how I have been feeling over the last few months. God has been dropping grain and I just keep following in faith. Never have I felt more lead or carried by ... Read More »