finding your sweet spot

Getting to know yourself is the key to finding out what revs your motor. When a car is finely tuned with care by its mechanic, and is running on the right fuel, the ride is sweet. Not taking care of your engine will cause damage to your car, not to mention the wrong fuel canContinue reading “finding your sweet spot”

bloom in the chill

To help fight the seasonal blahs which usually hit me in the sunless midwinter, I love to bring a bunch of fresh cut tulips home to brighten my kitchen table.   Last week, as i bought some lovely pink tulips, the florist passed on a wise tip which has stuck with me. She suggested addingContinue reading “bloom in the chill”

what a Word

Words have the power to bless, uproot, encourage, surgically impact or curse. Sometimes all in the same day. And when words are both your primary love language and part of your job, words can pierce far beyond the speaker’s intention. There is One, however, who knows the power of words. He not only inspired theContinue reading “what a Word”

What kind of crackpot are you?

Years ago, a well known prophetic teacher spoke a word to me which has stuck with me through the hard times. Basically, it is sometimes hard being me because I don’t fit normal. And for years I struggled with that very feeling. Why am I not normal? Why do people look at me like IContinue reading “What kind of crackpot are you?”

at any age or stage, your life matters

It’s so much not about your age, but the life you’ve lived in those years. I have a few friends who have recently celebrated (some reluctantly) significant birthdays. Age is not a big deal to me. It’s more about the life we have lived in those years than the time we count. You may beContinue reading “at any age or stage, your life matters”

community: family by choice

I am very blessed in community. I know several people who feel like they are all alone in their circumstances or situations, and the reality is: often it’s due to your choices. We don’t always reach out to show our need nor vulnerability when we can, so we essentially build a wall to block outContinue reading “community: family by choice”

the gifts along the path

I wanted the gift of the shortest and easiest path. Instead, He gave me the gift of holding me close and strengthening me for the hard path. It took me a long time to understand that both were gifts. And as I embraced the second, my need for the first lost its tormenting grip. –Continue reading “the gifts along the path”

wonder at Your ways

One of the most wonder-filled aspects to being Yours is seeing Your Promises come alive in my life. I love digging deep into Your Word, because not only do I find You there, I discover just how much You have done for me! This verse jumped out this morning. And I realized it was true.Continue reading “wonder at Your ways”