Today I took my kids to a McDonald’s Playplace, and immediately the scene had me feeling all sorts of ways. First, the music that was playing was from the 90s, making me reminisce on my senior year of high school and wondering how in the WORLD am I going to be 41 in a couple of weeks?Continue reading McDonald's: A Case Study
If you drove past me this morning and saw me bawling in my car- don’t worry, I’m fine. Mostly. I mean, how can you hear “The Little Drummer Boy” and not shed a tear?
For years, every time I hear this song, I get choked up. I literally cannot sing it all the way through. But I never really knew why it got to me so much, until today. Let me break it down for you…Continue reading Our Finest Gifts We Bring
Imagine you’re lying in bed next to your spouse, eagerly waiting for them to wake up. You gaze upon them quietly with love and admiration until finally they open their eyes. But the first thing they do is grab their phone and check for missed messages or emails. They don’t even bother to say good morning to you.Continue reading My Beloved
He (Jesus) looked at them and said, “Go show yourselves to the priests.” And as they went, they were cleansed of their leprosy.
And as they went… they were cleansed. They weren’t healed immediately. They were healed after they started to do what they had been told. That required faith!Continue reading Faith in Action
Did you know that you are a walking billboard? It’s true! People can take one look at you and tell all kinds of things about who you are as a person.Continue reading Walking Billboard
It’s a bright, sunny day here in the Pacific Northwest, and I have an hour before I have to pick up my kids from school. I promised myself that I would clean my perpetually messy house during this hour of solitude. But God had other plans.Continue reading Borrowed Children
Every year, FB reminds me of the exact moment when one of my closest friendships died. I could delete the memory and never see it again, but I choose to remember where I came from and what God brought me out of.Continue reading The Greater Gain