In the field I work in, it is estimated that up to 67% of us experience high levels of burnout...something we can experience at any time in our careers, not just the later years. Combine my drive with perfection and my world-view that tells me to put everyone else above myself: I am a prime … Continue reading It’s a Process
I'm sitting at my computer, looking at colleges to apply as an adjunct professor for psychology...and I'm terrified... I feel unqualified & inexperienced... But, I know it is part of my calling, part of my desire, and teaching is something that makes me come alive... Why do steps of faith leave us in such terror? … Continue reading Step of Faith
for me, summer is not a good time of year. It brings out the worst in me, and the hotter it is, the worse I get.
You ever let fear hold you back from something - something you know you want to do, maybe even something you know you'd be good at. I'm there right now. There is a career move, job experience I would like to get. One that people have been telling me they could see me in since … Continue reading Walking Forward in Faith
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
Soften me, remove the callouses that are developing on my heart...
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 so thankful God has placed so many of these brave souls in my life, as leaders, teachers, and friends. I am so thankful that, so far, many of them wanted nothing more for me than to follow where God leads...