Count your blessings

The author, Thomas Fuller, once wrote that the darkest hour was just before dawn. Just as the sun sets and rises on each new day, so are we confronted with different ‘nights’ in our lives. Sometimes they’re small. Maybe someone cut us off in traffic when we were...

Be a person after God’s heart

King David, once a shepherd and musician, who killed Goliath, was on the run. His handsome, popular but treacherous son was hunting him down to kill him and make himself king. David and his trustworthy soldiers and servants were dirty, hungry and tired as they fled on...

Go where the water is!

Recently, one of my roommates introduced me to a wonderful church in our area, and after a hiatus from church-going, I feel compelled to continue attending this vibrant and energizing house of worship. The message presented last Sunday was inspiring and illuminating...

A bold New Year’s resolution

Today with the glow of the joy and peace of Christ’s birth, we prepare to ring in the new year – 2020 is upon us. We pivot from the goodness of humanity into the challenges and brokenness of daily life. Some are starting new jobs, new lives together, and new families,...

What makes you happy?

I was traveling back from Thanksgiving break – a day of airports, flights, and down time – and was finally able to begin the bestselling novel Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens. It was, as described, “compulsively readable”, and I tore through it. The plot was...

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