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Lessons Learned from Dignity

2015 has been a weird year. I feel like I have been on a very long blogging break and I miss writing more than I can even express- more than I’ve allowed myself time to contemplate. It’s strange to go from blogging at least 3 times a week to 2 times a month, but that has been the reality of […]

When the Words Won’t Come

The words haven’t been coming lately. Even when I have a few moments to sit down with my computer and write, it just doesn’t happen. I have written approximately 322 blog posts in my head, but for some reason, the words won’t come out on the screen. Part of this is due to the fact that I am tired. Weary […]

Run Your Own Race

Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus. ~Philippians 3:13,14 Yesterday I ran in our church gym with some friends of mine while my baby girl played with some balls, occasionally running with us. When we first started […]

I’m Not Supposed To Be Your Savior

One of my greatest struggles in ministry is having an intense desire to see lives changed and wanting to protect others from atrocities to the point of burning myself out in order to help everyone. But God has graciously and lovingly been teaching me some important lessons through the years. He has used many situations (and people!) to remind me […]

Top 40 Life Lessons

Birthdays have a way of making me feel nostalgic. My 40th birthday is also making me feel nauseous. Crazy, right? It’s just that I don’t feel 40. But rather than getting stuck in this weird fear-of-the-future THING, I want to reflect on God’s faithfulness in the past. So today, I am going to do just that and share with you the top […]