My God Story

Guys. I have NEVER had it all together. Not before I was a Christian, and not since becoming one. I fall short every day. But if God can take the mess I was, the girl who thought she had zero value, then he can do the same for you. The amazing thing is, he longs…

Better Than Good

This year I want to be “better than good”. I want to thrive, not “survive”. Friday night I started a book that spoke so much wisdom into my life. If it wasn’t a library book, that mofo would be 78% highlighted. The book was titled, oddly enough, “Better than Good.” The author, famous motivational speaker…

A Sweet Story: The Candy Bomber

Two sticks of gum. That’s all Royal Air Force Pilot Gail Halvorsen had in his pocket as he stood facing a sea of children through the chain-link fence separating East and West Berlin. Stalin’s tight grip on East Berlin during World War II left its citizens starving and poor and the young pilot was part…

A New Chapter

I paced back and forth on my parents’ porch yesterday while they were at church.  I could have gone with them, but I’m not a Methodist and their pastor has a slight speech impediment so all I can think while I’m there is “Shufferin Shuccotash”. I’m easily distracted. I wasn’t just pacing. I was praying….

#winning

The world is watching. Yesterday I posted about all the things we may be doing wrong in relating to Jesus, other Christians, and people in general. Today, I want to focus on the beauty that unfolds when love is done right. An example from my own life: my best friend Julie (whom I met on…