A Fresh look at an old Path

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New – I like new things. We all like new things. They’re fresh.  “Out with the old in with the new,”  right? If you’re like me, the moment Christmas happened you were mentally packing up your décor, putting your new things to use and getting your home in order attempting to make a fresh lookRead more

God gave you a purpose? Now what do you do?

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This is a picture of my vision board – don’t laugh…actually – go ahead let’s laugh together, I realize it’s blank, leading a person to sarcastically wonder, what sort of vision is this? Give me a moment to explain – the fact that I now own this MASSIVE (blank) pin board is a HUGE deal.Read more

Sustained in the Wilderness

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Hungry is a powerful state. It changes our mood, physically weakens us, causes us to be tired, and throws off our mental capacity. Reading: Exodus 16 In this story, we see that the Israelites are in physical need. They’re hungry – so hungry in fact, that we find them wishing themselves back into the bondageRead more

‘Come as you are’ – He meant it

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I heard of a man once that stood outside of a church. As he stood there, a church congregant walked outside to invite him in. When asked the question, the man replied, ‘I’m an alcoholic. I’ve been drinking. I can’t go in there,’ then he turned and walked away. If only that man knew howRead more

3 Steps to Hope in the Hopeless

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Rollo May was once quoted to say, ‘Depression is the inability to construct a future.’ While I whole heartedly believe these words, I’ll add to them by saying even before depression settles in, it is hopelessness that initiates the process of removing our ability to see our future. We all encounter hopelessness at some pointRead more

When we let God be GOD

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‘Take these feelings away.’ That was the prayer racing through my mind as I lay awake in bed that night. Now on night two of these frustrated words rattling me from sleep, I desperately wanted this feeling to leave, yet there it was again, and I couldn’t shake it. Giving up on my seemingly unansweredRead more

Modern Day Good Samaritan

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Reading: Luke 10:30-37 You ever run across a bible lesson thinking it basic in nature only to have a point in life that takes you back to its words making you feel as if it has hit you over the top of the head, forcing realization that there is way more to it than originallyRead more

Redeemed

I don’t know about you, but I have a love for words. I can pinpoint the moment when my love for them began. It was years ago, I was talking with my boss at the time, and laid out a common saying. I could tell what I said took him by suprise as he lookedRead more

Purpose in the Path

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Good Friday is quickly approaching. Always an incredible day to sit and reflect on what happened that day over two thousand years ago. A jaw dropping journey that still stirs our hearts in wonder as we process our feelings of inadequacy asking ourselves, ‘How can it be?’  A recent family hike led my mind toRead more

Rejection’s Web

‘Rejection is God’s protection’ – Alice Hunt Someone reading this quote in the midst of feeling rejected can easily wonder, ‘What kind of nonsense is this?’, ‘Why, if God is good, would He use pain as a means to protect?’ We have all found ourselves tangled in its intricate web and had these questions asRead more