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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 […]

Your Dream Stinks

Do you ever feel like life is passing you by? I have been having this feeling a lot lately. The imminence of my 40th birthday probably has a lot to do with this. And the mischievous toddler (or whirlwind, as we are wont to call her!) who fills my days might have something to do with it too. I never […]

On Being Brave

I ran my first ever 5K this past weekend. If you know me even a little, you know how laughable this is. Running for running’s sake has always seemed like the most ridiculous thing ever. Running the length of a soccer field over and over again while kicking a black and white ball? That makes sense to me. Running hard […]

Time to be Brave

  “You are always on your computer!” he said in the early morning light. His words irritated me, because they lacked truth. We had just returned from a week and a half vacation the night before. My computer had not been a companion on our trip. But his next words ripped me apart. “You never do anything with us!” These words […]