Be Strong and Have Courage

Be Strong and Have Courage Honestly, has there ever been a time in our lives that we needed more to hear, “Be strong and courageous!” The last couple of years have been bonkers and it […]

Gratitude

Have you ever made a gratitude list? I have an ongoing gratitude list in the back of one of my journals. I was inspired to start this list after reading the book “One Thousand Gifts” […]

Below the Waterline

It is what is below the surface that sinks the ship. An iceberg can represent our leadership.  The 10% above the water is our skill.  The 90% below the water is our character.  It is […]

The last two years have been so very hard. Don’t Give Up!

I’ve  shared something similar before, but in light of the last two years, I wanted to share again to “Hang in there!”  Life is hard, but God is good! Theodore Roosevelt said, “It is not […]

Growth in the Storm

In Arizona, we have something called “monsoon season”. The rain and the storms are beautiful but so powerful. Last night, the rain was heavy, the thunder was long, but that wind… that wind was some […]

Living in the Pain of the Gap

Awhile back, in a message, Brian spoke about “living in the pain of the gap”.  This referred to the Kingdom of God where we live in the “already and the not yet”.  God’s Kingdom is […]

Brave & Strong

I was going through my amazon books wishlist looking for a new book. As I was looking though it, I was amazed at how many books I have saved about living fearless or being brave. […]

Real Time and Clock Time

Time sometimes needs to be converted. There is Chronis, mere chronological time, and there is Kairos, a New Testament Greek word having to do with opportunity, with moments that seem ripe for their intended purposes. […]

Questions for Contemplation

I have found questions help me think through most matters and often a variety of options. Questions can be a great deal of help between the time we see an opportunity or problem, and the […]

Joy

This morning I was thinking about joy. The joy of a new day, a new sunrise. The joy of a kind word and a smile  on a hard day from a stranger. The joy my […]