Encouragement

Thoughts for a Time of Grieving

These past months I have been struck by the number of deaths that have taken place among people I know. For me, I feel like it is an abnormal number.  I know that there aren’t more deaths than usual, but I have just been more affected than seasons of past.  I feel like I, or […]

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It’s Not Enough

{via} I have been struggling with “Just One More Thing” syndrome. The syndrome that views blogs as resources for the “perfect thing that will change my life” (I stand GUILTY). The syndrome that looks longingly at an Amazon Wish List and dreams of the day when everything will be perfect. The syndrome that buys that […]

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For This I Have Jesus

For This I Have Jesus

About 6 years ago, I was teaching at a local private Christian school, and I took a gaggle of middle-schoolers on a service project to rake one of their grandmother’s yard. I was able to sit and talk with this sweet Southern lady while all the kids were doing yard work. She told me stories, […]

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