How to Make Life Easier for Someone Who is Struggling

When someone comes to a place in life where they realize there is an extremely difficult journey ahead, it can be overwhelming. Maybe it’s the life changing phone call. Or maybe it’s the blip on the screen that isn’t beating. Perhaps it’s the call into the boss’ office that has them calling their spouse in tears and unemployment. Maybe it’s … Read More

Which Drum are You Supposed to Beat?

Two Saturdays before Easter this year, my husband and I went to an outreach event at the home of a woman I know from my Bible Study.  Her name is Beth.  She is a widow.  She doesn’t let that hinder her from doing huge things.  The truth is, her season of life has opened up large opportunities to reach beyond … Read More

10 Things I Learned in my 20’s

Well, it’s finally here: the dreaded last day of my 20’s.  As much as I would like to deem tomorrow “The 2nd Annual Anniversary of My 29th Birthday”, I can’t.  When the clock moves into the 2:00AM hour, while I sleep, I will turn 30.  (I think I need a piece of chocolate.) As hard as the idea of starting … Read More

Noise Canceling Headphones for the New Year

I’m surrounded by voices inside and outside of my head.  You are too.  Sometimes it gets so noisy, the roars of discord  make me want to just give up.  I bet you’ve felt that way too. These voices just about drown a person who is attempting to doggy paddle to shore, because they can’t seem to get there for the … Read More

Swallowing Hope Instead of Despair

What kind of pills are you swallowing each day of your life? I was recently talking with a dear friend who has been a student of psychology at both Master’s and Doctorate levels. We were talking about various trials and triumphs that we’ve experienced thus far.  Then we talked about perspective in the midst of those situations. “There are tons … Read More