STILL

As I wrote a couple of weeks ago about quitting, I snuck a couple of things in there, apparently, I still need help on. I told you about the conversation in which “my body and mind are screaming for still and quiet.” Then, I told you about how much trouble I was having trying to […]

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WHEN YOU FEEL LIKE QUITTING

Can I ask you a question?  When’s the last time you quit something? Repeating the phrase in your head, this is not worth it or I don’t have anything left! I cannot be the only one! Someone please raise your hand! I had a brief moment like this not long ago! Well, not so brief. […]

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EXIT THE FREEWAY

    I’ve got a confession to make. For a while now, I’ve been in cruise mode.  I’ve had the speed set and have been unwilling to slow down. No need to exit. Staying in my lane. Eyes straight ahead. Focused. Doing what I know to do to get through. You know what I mean? […]

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I Never Expected This

John 4.28-30 The woman left her water jug beside the well and ran back to the village, telling everyone, “Come and see a man who told me everything I ever did! Could he possibly be the Messiah?” So the people came streaming from the village to see him.   God’s stories always involve redemption. Even […]

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STEEL RODS

I received a text from my sweet friend the other day.  It was a quote from Holly Wagner. “Joy is not a feeling. Joy is a decision. Joy is the steel rod going down your back that holds you in place during times of trouble.” As I started to write, I was just going to […]

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TAKE YOUR EYES OFF THE WATER

I’m a beach girl. Love the sand, love the ocean. It’s one of my favorite places to be. The sights and sounds of the ocean are so rhythmic, peaceful.  The water is mesmerizing. You can get so caught up in it, you lose sight of anything else. My absolute favorite thing, is the beach early in […]

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LIBS

Today is my friend Libs birthday! Our story. I met her in the kindergarten hallway a few years ago. Introduced myself and said what most everyone says to her, “You’re the Loop Lady!” She does the video announcements at church. She was showing her daughter her new classroom. Fast forward  a few months. Beginning of […]

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