My Word for 2017: Trust

One word focus for the year

A few years ago I was inspired by author and speaker, Mary DeMuth who wrote about choosing one word for the year to be her inspiration and focus.  (Here’s Mary’s word for this year) I also found this website called OneWord365 a website dedicated to the pursuit of finding one word each year to guide […]

For what is it your time?

For over a decade, I have fought against the notion that I’m not good enough.  As a stay at home Mom, and wannabe author and very part-time speaker, if you named it, I felt like I didn’t have it— experience, graduate education, know-how, accolades, awards, degrees.   As a woman in the Christian Speaking World, […]

An unlikely confession about worry.

It was during worship.  One of those, “you should really pull out your phone and write this down so you don’t forget this” kind of moments.  But, I couldn’t because we were singing, so I tried with all my might to remember it to ponder later. (Between 40 and 50 the whole gotta write it […]

What I learned from a dying woman in Haiti.

Her frail body lay motionless, but I could not mistake the pleading in her eyes.  Her arms were no larger than the width of two of my fingers side by side.  I could have fit both of her ankles in the singular grasp of just one of my hands.  I could feel every single one […]

God can part the waters of your life.

walking by faith, not by sight

Life is filled with choices, decisions and turning points—whether we like it or not.  We wonder: Should I take a leap of faith and follow my dream?  Go on that mission trip I feel called to, but am not sure I can afford?  Leave my job and stay home with my kids?  Leave my kids […]