#SOLIDARITYSATURDAY: Surviving Social Distancing During Coronageddon

The world is spinning in light of all the shutdowns and lack of toilet paper caused by this ever-changing, quick-spreading virus. There isn't a corner of the world unaffected and this business is getting serious. It's sobering to be living this out in real time, isn't it? We got word this week that our kids' …

“HOW DO I LOOK?” and other questions I need to stop asking my husband.

I thrive on words of encouragement. It’s my top score on the 5 Love Languages test. And wouldn’t you know it? My husband scores the lowest in this category. Help.  Every time I get dressed up for a date, I make the same mistake of asking my husband “how do I look?" My desired response …

Thoughts on JOY: What it is, What it’s not and How to have it no matter what

As Christmas quickly approaches, we are on the lookout for the promised things the Advent season represents: Hope, Faith, Joy, Peace.  This past week at my church, the third week of Advent, we looked at JOY.  And I can’t get it out of my head.  I can’t stop asking the questions: What is JOY? How …

BE THE “REAL YOU” EVEN WHEN YOU’RE AFRAID OF REJECTION

If you had told me five years ago that this is what I’d be doing with my life, I would have laughed. How could God use a broken mess like me? Yet here I am. Being used by God to let others know they're not alone in the messiness of life. This week, I gave a …