“Hey Monique, How are you?” I nervously laughed and said, “Good, Todd. How are you?” “I’m good too. I was just talking to my grandma about you. This is crazy that you called.” His grandma? How sweet is that? His smooth calm voice had a way of easing my nerves. We laughed a few times … More September
Two years ago I️ woke up to what would intensify an incredibly hard season. Trying to formulate the words of see you later to my dad was difficult. Seeing the pain from my brother was heartbreaking. The anxiety and grief was becoming a beast I️ couldn’t face alone. I️ remember hoping that I’d never lose … More Through the Darkness
The desires of our heart have a way of making us impatient. Waiting can be so hard, so what do we do while we wait? This past year I’ve found my self I desiring things, some silly, yet they represented so much of my heart. And when I couldn’t get it, I did what ever … More Joy for the Season
Intentions. He carefully walked towards the edge of the ship. His legs reminded him that he wasn’t as steady as he used to be. The frigid air stiffened his nostrils. He steadied himself with the railing in front of him. The cold air quickly proved he wasn’t dreaming. The majestic glacier that seemed so close … More A New Days Rise
“Our soul’s history with God is frequently the history of the “passing of the hero.” Over and over again God has to remove our friends in order to bring Himself in their place, and that is where we faint and fail and get discouraged. Take it personally: In the year that the one who stood … More The Journey: Who Are You Waiting For?
The beginning of this year I was challenged at my young adults small groups to pick a word that I wanted to cling to and make my year about. That’s where the journey of my word believe started. I started this year simply telling God that I wanted to believe something different about myself and … More Why 2014 Ruined my Life