If you feel like God is nudging you to do something, go do it. Do it even if it is insane and radical. No, do it especially if it is insane and radical. Just go. A few months ago God asked me to move to Indianapolis for "the one". Unsure if it was really God or … Continue reading GO.
A few months ago, I asked God for direction in regard to my purpose and calling. He gave me a picture of a sun rising. Although I didn't yet understand the meaning of this at the time, something about the image of that sunrise sat well with me. There was a peace in knowing what … Continue reading Waiting To Be Wanted
One of my greatest longings is that shame would cease to be normal in the church. I just wrapped up my last day working with the beautiful children of Battle Creek, Michigan where I offered home based care as a Certified Trauma Practitioner (CTP). Upon reflecting, I think back to week one. As I looked … Continue reading Shame
Standing at the end of 2017 was somewhat scary to me as I peered into 2018 and all of it's uncertainty. However, I would soon learn that fear is not the opposite of faith, but rather the prerequisite. I know that I am called to Nashville, Tennessee towards the middle of the year. I have … Continue reading Adventure
My favorite part of Christmas time is the aspect of generosity - so much giving and so much receiving. I don't know about you, but personally, I fancy whimsy quite a bit. In fact, I absolutely live for moments of extravagance. When I love a person, it becomes so powerful inside of my being that I HAVE … Continue reading Humility
I went on an incredible date tonight. I am talking two hours of driving to pick me up and take me home (yes, he walked me to my door). Of course there was dinner and even a home-made punny card with a cute "first date gift" (thoughtful and original). He built a putt putt golf … Continue reading You are worthy of pursuit.
When I was 12 I started saving up babysitting money to build an orphanage overseas. Somewhere between 12 and 18 I realized that America is in more trouble than Africa in a lot of ways. So I decided I would counsel, write books, and speak on stages in hopes to strengthen this country. I've always been … Continue reading Why I Stopped Dreaming of Changing the World