To bloom in chaos, you must resist the distractions that create it. To bloom in chaos, you must have the … More
Transition is the uncomfortable space between where / who, you were, and where/who you are hoping to be or become. The pain of transition can make us romanticize about what life was “before.”
“Broken Glass” Violent. Loving. Abusive. Encouraging. Accusatory. Forgiving. Cunning. Kind. Persuasive. Sincere. W O R D S Few know the … More
I said I would not quit, and then I looked away. I said I would stay focused, and I dropped … More
I have only recently gained an appreciation for “Wilderness-like” seasons of isolation. Before I saw them as punishment, a “time out” of sorts for not meeting expectations, or for falling short.
However, I am learning that seasons of isolation are really seasons of “PROMOTION PREPARATION.” These are times
How many times have you desperately turned some thing or someone over to God, only to go back and try … More
Victory comes through surrender. Surrender doesn’t weaken you; it strengthens you. Surrendered to God, you don’t have to fear or … More
I am entering 2018 joyfully sober. Today, as I thought about the coming year, the word SOBER kept ringing in my … More
Regret is looking for you. It wants to suck the life out of your hopes, goals, and dreams for 2018. It wants to remind you of all of the things you set out to do this time last year, but you did not accomplish in 2017. It wants to prove to you that you are not enough, and it wants to convince you that there is no use in even trying because you will end up with the same results.
What I want you to know is that regret is a LIAR.
…The virgin will conceive a child! She will give birth to a son and will call him Immanuel (which means, … More