I believe in the power of specific, fervent prayers. God wants us to know what we are asking for and why (and when we don’t know, or can’t articulate, the
Jesus came down to Earth for more than 30 years. He came to live with us and do life with us and leave the Earth, changed Himself. By His model,
I have a hard time saying “no” to things. I’m a fixer…. of people and processes. And, I’m pretty resilient through that process of fixing (see previous post). [or at
Resilience. Writing that word conjures up quite a few emotions for me. I’ve been told I have lots of resilience. (Pride and Joy) And, I’ve been told that I need
I LOVE to throw a party. And, I’m pretty good at it. It comes naturally, but it also comes because I’ve watched my mom do it. She’s a natural hostess.
Mac’s Speed Shop. I love that place. Some of my fondest memories are of being with my family at Mac’s when I was home visiting, when I lived overseas. It
A few weeks ago, I found myself experiencing the life of extreme poverty and the life of extreme affluence in Charlotte… in just a matter of hours. 12 hours to
In John Ortberg’s book, Love Beyond Reason, there is an entire chapter devoted to the danger of envy. He likens it to a cancer. Envy starts when we begin comparing
He uses uncomfortable situations, such as an anxiety-driven sorority rush, to connect us with people that He knows we need.
As a freshman at Carolina (Go Heels!), I was surrounded by friends from high school and new friends in my dorm. My college roommate was (and is) one of my
He uses our heartbreak, hurting and pain to create an intimacy with Him where He shows us the world through His eyes. Our hearts learn to break for what breaks His.
Recently, I spent a week with a senior leader from my team, traveling through Europe. We spent a lot of time in meetings, but also on planes, trains and in