Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings. | William Arthur Ward

Consider // Fresh start

Every single day is a fresh start. Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love,for I have put my trust in you.Show me the way I should go,for to you I entrust my life. // Psalm 143:8 NIV Every day you have the opportunity to wake up and start differently – see things…

To the Point // Release

Take this moment to pray for God to give you the courage to release that which you cannot change.

Make Room

“I have loved you even as the Father has loved me. Remain in my love.”// John 15:9 NLT When you boil down what God’s Word asks from us, it’s this. Simply this… Remain in His love. Once you pause, refocus, and plant yourself in Him, your life will change. “You can come as you areBut…

Coming home

Coming Home // Photograph by Kim Touchton It’s a funny thing coming home. Nothing changes. Everything looks the same. Feels the same. Even smells the same. You realize what’s changed is you. F. Scott Fitzgerald * Photograph taken as I flew into Tampa after my life-changing trip to Italy and England three years ago today.

The lens of hope

… we boast in the hope of the glory of God. Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been…


What season are you in? I am definitely in a season of becoming, and have been for a few years now. It’s been a difficult, exhilarating and profound time – a lot of the time, all at once. Some would use the term metamorphosis for this season of becoming. Metamorphosis: noun, a change of the…