For all my friends who have said #metoo, I am so sorry. But before I go any further, maybe you could say #metoo, but you haven’t yet. You still feel too alone to do it. Too scared that no one will believe you. Maybe you tried to tell a friend but their doubt and questions … More A Letter To My Friends Who Have Said #metoo
As we begin our series on healing, it seemed like the best place to start wasn’t with a specific trial, but with the feeling that you just “can’t”. Sometimes the problem is one BIG thing, but most often it’s not just the big stuff, it’s the entire pile of stuff! Life seems filled by a … More What To Do When You Just Can’t
Life is hard. We all find ourselves up against “it”. There are lots of things. A family member is diagnosed with cancer. Your child tells you that they were sexually assaulted. Your spouse leaves. Your kids are bullied. You are bullied (because let’s be honest, it happens to adults). Your dreams fall apart. You lose … More To Help You Heal
On May 28th, a 4-year-old boy crossed the barrier and fell into a gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo. The gorilla was violently dragging and throwing the child. The Zoo’s Dangerous Animal Response Team made the difficult decision to put the gorilla down to save the child. I’m sure you’ve heard the outcry. Obviously it … More Outrageous
We all have those moments. We all have those days that seem to push us over the edge of what we feel is “humanly possible”. Maybe it’s that one appointment I almost missed, or trying to squeeze one more end of the year activity into an already full calendar. Don’t get me wrong, this life … More I am not going to be an Israelite today.
It’s Easter week. My heart’s focus is redemption. More than any other time of year, this week calls to me, it grabs my attention and makes me take a long look at life. And in this process of discovery, there are truths that I don’t want to forget. One of the main truths I see … More What God Does With Death
Everyday. To me, celebration is necessary. It is relevant, and it inspires. When I’m looking for a reason to celebrate, then I will surely find one. Some days the celebrations are obvious, some days they are hidden. Regardless, there is something worth celebrating every single day. Look for it. Seek it out. On the gray … More A Day for Celebration