the importance of looking beneath

Chances are, since you are human, something annoys you right now. I don’t know what it is, but it is annoying or frustrating or stressful or some maddening combination of all three. Sometimes those everyday annoyances are just that – annoying. This is me,...

for when you are running on empty

Sometimes you anticipate your vacation, make plans and reservations, and look forward to your needed time off. You pack a nice bag, shop for a few travel sized toiletries, and ask the neighbors to pick up your mail while you’re gone. Other times, you work on...

rest for your weekend

 As you begin another weekend filled with plans and people and spinning around, may your movement be deeply rooted in Christ. If you look within your soul and find worry, it isn’t of Christ. If you sense shame, it isn’t of Christ. If you feel an unexplained sense of...

3 words for the graduates

My small group graduates this weekend. From high school. As in, they’re going to college. We celebrated a few nights ago with a fancy dinner out and then a FroYo dessert. And they surprised me with a scrapbook of our four years together. Stop it. I can’t...