Combating Comparison


One of the perks of having a sister, especially a fashionable one, is the benefit of receiving hand-me-downs.  If you were to look inside my closet, you would find that my wardrobe mostly consists of clothes my sister once wore.  … Read More

Filling Truth for Hungry Souls


I’m going to be honest. This stay at home order has been hard on me. Anyone who knows me knows that I’m a social butterfly. I thrive off social interaction. I miss coffee dates, I miss family gatherings, I miss … Read More

Abiding Joy? Really??


Private worlds are swirling with circumstances that defy explanation. And now we can also add Covid-19 to the mix. It is still surreal to me. The world as we know it fills the evening reports with disheartening news about the … Read More

Hope For A New Normal


I hope this finds each of you healthy amidst this time of quarantine. I can’t help but hope that each of you is sitting in comfy pajamas as you read this, because let’s be honest, I sure have been rocking … Read More

Finding Solace In A Good Father


It isn’t very often you find yourself on the receiving end of toilet paper shortages, mass panic, and a global pandemic. A few months ago, 2020 hardly seemed like the year our nation, and our world, would face something few … Read More

God’s Faithfulness and Love


Love is patient and kind, love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with … Read More

Fearless Faith


When I was a young child, I was diagnosed with cancer. Unfortunately, it was thought to be incurable and I was given three days to live. I endured more than a year of chemotherapy. During that time, many people prayed … Read More

Maximize Your Joy In Christ


I started praying this back in December, hesitantly at first, the same way I pray for near impossible things. God, could you heal? God, could you save? God, could you just give me more joy? Obviously, these things aren’t impossible. … Read More

A Full Measure


A couple years ago I was asked to speak for chapel services at my daughter’s high school. I remember being scared to death. The thought that terrified me the most is that these kids would be little versions of me … Read More