When Flowers Help You Bloom…

Sometimes everyday objects can speak to us about spiritual and life matters. Here’s some thoughts inspired by peonies.

Throwback: Taking Risks and Making Changes

Many people never step out and take chances with their heart. They spend their entire lives protecting themselves from getting hurt. In reality, they are hurting themselves by not taking the risk that they could find someone who makes them smiles, makes them feel warm and fuzzy, and gives them the love they deserve. Everyone has to be willing to take the risk that they will give hurt – or no one will find love.

Music & Musings: How He Loves Us

“Oh how He loves us…” Do we really understand what those words mean? Trigger warning in this post in which I explore God’s love and admit I have never fully felt it because I looked through dirty lens.

When You Forget What You Came Here to Remember…

Sometimes, it isn’t what you remember that is the problem… it is what you forgot. As we honor Domestic Violence Awareness month, and the ninth anniversary of my divorce, I think it is fitting to share some raw truth with you tonight.

Throwback: Press On and Push Past Your Comfort Zone

Recently, my brother and some friends participated in the Tough Mudder competition. This is a 10- to 12-mile obstacle course designed by the British Navy and described as “Possibly the toughest event on the planet.” (Take a look at these pictures to decide if you think it lives up to its claim!) The challengers sign a death waiver and endure some pretty dangerous and challenging obstacles. It is a gruesome and amazing event that brought the men back with big smiles on their faces.

When An Old Vision Speaks To You…

This is a vision I had one day while praying. I could see it clearly as if a movie was okayIn in front of me. As I read it back, I could understand more clearly what it was showing me about how I go for things and then get discouraged. Have you had visions /…

When Your Past Enables You to Speak Loudly and Boldly…

We’ve made it to the second quarter. It’s time to discuss some real things and make some changes to ensure we get where we want to get. As we start, let’s jump into some reasons this month is so special to me. *Trigger warning*

When You Choose Your Own Adventure…

A dream got me thinking about being a single Christian over 40, which led to a confession about side pieces (without sex) and the difference between purity and abstinence.