When Giving Thanks Is Hard

When Giving Thanks Is Hard

Grief can visit us for countless reasons and it doesn’t care what time of year it is. The holidays really intensify your sorrow. THANKFUL, GRATEFUL  and BLESSED is written across everything, while you struggle to feel any of that. Everyone is excited to gather and feast, but you can only think of how crushing it’ll be to paste on some happy […]

A Survival Skill For The Darkness

Friends, are you discouraged by the state of our nation? You’re like, uh yeea-uhh. Well, maybe not like that, but something in the affirmative. Yep, me too. Things aren’t likely going to get better for America, no matter who becomes President because our government is a reflection of the people. Unless the hearts of the people […]

When Things Go Wrong

What went wrong for you this past week? Did anything break down? Maybe a vehicle? A much needed appliance? A career opportunity? A relationship? Your health? It’s kinda annoying when someone reminds us that these things are a part of life. “Thank you Einstein.”  We know this, right!? It’s particularly bothersome when it comes from […]

Where is Your Resting Place?

We wake up every day with the demands of this world rushing us here and there. There’s the media voices clamoring for our attention with the sensational. There’s someone’s unwelcome drama continually knocking on the door. There’s wrestling matches with decisions, decisions and more decisions. And then, there’s the failure to manage it all with grace. […]

Resistance Training for the Soul

This morning I woke up with more feelings of the downward drag than usual. Negative thoughts criss-crossed my mind, performing exactly as they’re designed to, to take me down emotionally & spiritually. I ran down the list of physical things that could have me feeling more vulnerable… couple of clues there. Fears of every sort […]