When Those Who Cannot Go, Give :: Trades of Hope

When Those Who Cannot Go, Give :: Trades of Hope

Her name was Sandra and we made an instant connection. She was the only Honduran woman I’d met who spoke beautiful English. And, she bore the name of my little sister. On my second trip to Honduras, I was asked to share a Bible study with the local women. A...
5 Benefits of Celebration

5 Benefits of Celebration

We don’t have enough celebrations in our lives. Sure, we do the big ones — holidays, birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, new jobs, new babies. But how often do we pause to celebrate the victories in our lives? The overcoming, persevering, repenting,...
Five Minute Friday :: His Way Is the High Way

Five Minute Friday :: His Way Is the High Way

“It’s my way or the highway.” You’ve heard that phrase before, right? And maybe you’ve said it — not always with words, but certainly with attitude. I know I have. One of the blessings of growing older (and there are many, trust me)...
It’s All About Perspective :: Eyes That See

It’s All About Perspective :: Eyes That See

I just spent a week in San Diego. It’s true, what they say — San Diego has perfect weather and the scenery is breath-taking. In the middle of our vacation week, I learned that a dear man from our church fellowship had unexpectedly passed away. I had joined...