I missed a day already... It's ok, though, I press on. It's been kind of a rough week, but it has given me a chance to strengthen relationships with others around me. When God created people in the garden long ago & said we weren't meant to be alone, it wasn't just about romantic relationships. … Continue reading Reflecting Him
I've read several articles about "functional" anxiety and depression...though, by definition, anxiety and depression impair functioning... However, in today's world, we recognize we still have to somehow live our lives... When people picture anxiety and depression, they often imagine the extremes. We picture that commercial where depression is the robe that never leaves us. Or we … Continue reading A Rose by Any Other Name…
So, what's this all about? Purpose.
2013 was the last time I got the opportunity to visit Ireland. I have been twice for ministry opportunities. Now, I have the opportunity to return this July. I.Am.So.Excited. Each time I go there, I fall more & more in love: with the place, the people, and spreading the Love of God across the ocean. … Continue reading Ah, Back to Ireland.
In the back of my Bible are 2 very special pages; my war-room. Actually, I got the idea from The Sacred Echo by Margaret Feinberg. It's two facing pages that I keep prayer requests & prayer prompts on. Many just names, or names & ways to pray for them. Scrawled in the middle of one of those … Continue reading I Carry It All
I believe I will see lives around me changed. I believe I will see my own life changed...I believe people around me will realize the power of His faithfulness, and that all I have been through will be for His glory...This.Is.The.Time.
So, I've talked before about my dream to live in a tiny house and travel to do youth ministry. I have gone through several stages of what/how/when, all the important questions. But, I know a lot of people wonder about the why... So, why tiny? Because there is so much, too much Too much beauty out … Continue reading Why Tiny?
I am praying that, even with the proverbial "hands tied," I get to be hope in a hopeless world, as I am tapped into the ultimate source of hope.
My submission is called to be different than his. Mine revolves around due respect, of him, of his position, of our relationship, and of Christ's headship over both of us. His revolves around the command to love & sacrifice, caring for me as Christ does his church.
There are a lot of days, since I'm early in my career, that I find myself wondering "what am I doing? Am I doing what I'm supposed to? Am I educationally or emotionally prepared for what I'm doing?" I mean, of course I am, this is all a part of the process. It's the act … Continue reading Oh, Monday