Change The Narrative

Yesterday.   A little boy fell after disregarding what he was told to do.  He began crying.  His father picked him up. I’m not sure if, he was crying from fear of punishment or pain.  But.  His dad held him and said, “It will be okay.” I could not take my eyes off of the…

A BIG-DEAL

I sit with individuals, couples, and families, listening to their stories.  I’ve learned from them all.  One thing I’ve learned is that how you and I view our personal life will impact everyone around us and everything we do. I often ask them to:   “Describe your life as it is today with only. one….

Stop Messing Around

It’s time for me to say it. Again. There is no magic cure for the mess of life. It took me a fair amount of time to learn this BIG TRUTH. BUT. There is a way to manage the mess of life. It took me a lifetime to learn it requires intention, determination, and going…

DIFFERENT

Life can be different.  Often. There’s good and hard different.   The thing is . . . we’re called to DIFFERENT . . . to BE DIFFERENT and to DO DIFFERENT when we choose to live the with-God life.   When the choice is made to live the with-God life, there’s an assurance life will be…

Slow Down. Pay Attention. Appreciate. Enjoy.

We sat at the table together–a good portion of the RDC faith community–sharing lunch and conversation.  One of the many things I love about our community is that we’re all ages–not young or old–BUT balanced.  I think it’s easy to miss the value of what it means for all generations to be in community together….

Early New

I love the early hours of the morning.  It’s the time of day that’s helped me through the seasons of life, especially in the hard of it all.  My soul needs the early more than it needs extra sleep. It’s when I can actually be quiet.  It’s refreshing and life-changing every. single. day. Because. New…