Back to the Future – 2017

Hey Friends! Happy 2017! I am sure that many of you were ready to leave 2016 behind you and get going on a fresh 2017. For so many it was a tough year, and while there were some beautiful moments, the stretch was beyond anything you had experienced before. I know, it...

Your deficiency is the perfect starting point for a miracle.

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full. John 10:10 A number of years ago, the Contemporary Art Museum of Caracas realized that Odalisque in Red by Henri Matisse had been stolen several years...

Finding your ‘Gloria’…

I love the following excerpt from the book Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese, because it’s an in-your-face challenge to not settle but instead look deeper at the glorious possibility God has place in us: I chose the specialty of surgery because of Matron, that...

Who’s standing with you?

But the Lord stood with me and strengthened me. 2 Timothy 4:17 We weren’t that big honestly.  But every blast of wind that billowed around us buffeted our young bodies threatening to blow us over. As little fourth graders when we left  school that day we could hardly...

Do I look like I need your help?

“Do I look like I need your help?” Hiking through Rock Creek Park always feels like soul food for this city girl. It’s the much longed for breathing space in the midst of a full and fast paced life. I love the smell of nature, the sound of the leaves crunching beneath...

What He says about you…

And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it. Matthew 16:18 Jesus called Peter a rock long before he was stable and mature.  Profound right?! One of the most difficult things for me to wrap my...

Be the one who loves the most

At lunch a few months ago Dennis and I watched as a 90-year-old couple shuffled into the diner to sit down across from each other. Stooped over as he was, the man  gently helped his wife to her seat. We were both mesmerized watching them.  The were so loving to each...

Like Clockwork

I would awaken to her tiny, sweet face staring at me, close enough that I could feel her panicked breath on my cheek. Then, like a record on repeat, I would hear that same little human voice begin to spill out the terrors of the night, the things she imagined in the...

Feeling Stuck?

Hey Friend, Did you know that God himself has already written “brave” on the narrative of your story? In the “Power of Not Yet” you’ll discover four principles that will move you from feeling stuck in a Not Yet Zone to living a life of endless possibilities! Here’s a...

The Not Yet Zone

Hey friend! Wanted to give you a sneak peak into “The Power of Not Yet” I believe God has a turnaround already written into your story and can’t wait for you to discover it! Imagine what it feels like to hit only green lights on your morning commute. Or what an...