Hey friends, I have not posted any thoughts or essays in several weeks because I am currently turning my years of blogging into a 365-entry daily devotional called "When Storms Speak." The devotional will be available at Grace Church and on Amazon in time for a new year of study on January 1, 2022. I … Continue reading Hi, my friends! A quick update about this blog.
In Greek mythology Nemesis was the retribution goddess that brought justice and consequence against those who yielded to pride or exploitation. Her name literally meant, “to give what is due” and she ensured that people got what they deserved. She was portrayed as a winged goddess with a whip and dagger, the perfect equipment for … Continue reading Nemesis
Your heart was not designed to be constantly beaten up without having time to recover and heal. Even if you are in a season of life where you are facing an endless succession of difficulties—indeed, especially if you are in one of those seasons—you must find ways to let your heart regroup, slow down, and … Continue reading The heart needs time to heal
When was the last time you did something for the very first time? Sometimes as we age, our lives become so structured, organized, and predictable that our first encounter moments become fewer and further apart. We take fewer risks because our big decisions have largely been made—we have already had our first kiss, car, job, … Continue reading Lava Girls
Do you ever wonder if you are an inspiring person? Or what it takes to be an inspiring person? I think most of us love inspirational people who come through in the clutch or perform at exceptionally high levels because it motivates us to excel as well. Watching other people rise to great challenges or … Continue reading How to be inspiring