Never too late

“For what it’s worth: It’s never too late to bewhoever you want to be. I hope you live a lifeyou’re proud of,and if you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start over.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

To the Point // Close

“The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed.”‭‭// Psalms‬ ‭34:18‬ ‭NLT‬‬ For those who need reminding, whether in this moment or every single day of 2020, the Lord is close. He is near to you in your hard days, dark days, can’t-see-past-this-moment days, heart-ripped-out days, just-trying-to-get-by days… He is…

To the Point // Keep hoping

I will stand my groundwhere hope can be found. – Lauren Daigle Keep dreaming.Keep laughing.Keep engaging.Keep going.Keep improving.Keep pursuing.Keep standing.Keep hoping. In our keeping, God will give us patience for the waiting, strength of character for the undertaking, and glimpses of His glory to sustain us. We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems…

Fresh strength

God doesn’t come and go. God lasts. He’s Creator of all you can see or imagine. He doesn’t get tired out, doesn’t pause to catch his breath. And he knows everything, inside and out. He energizes those who get tired, gives fresh strength to dropouts. For even young people tire and drop out, young folk…

A step at a time

We do not have to become heroes overnight. Just a step at a time, meeting each thing that comes up, seeing it is not as dreadful as it appears, discovering that we have the strength to stare it down. // Eleanor Roosevelt

Overcome trouble

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” John 16:33 NIV With all that is occurring in this world right now, we need some comfort. We need something to hold firm to. As believers,…

REVISIT // Human love

It has been a true blessing to write this blog over the last 19 months. I started it out of the outpouring of God’s redemptive love and leading. I continue it as I find power in the written word. In the sharing of stories and experience, moments in life that seem to not have value…

Steady

There are days when the very ground you walk on feels unsteady, like it’s going to crumble and fly away like the Avengers in Infinity War. You feel confident when you wake up and head off to work, and then that no-good-very-bad-day scenario hits you the moment you walk into your office. Maybe a relationship…

Invincible summer

My hope for each one of you in the midst of your winter, dealing with hard times, low times or so-so times … is that you will find, hidden amidst this rough terrain, an inextinquishable light and a feeling of weightlessness as you give pieces of your cares and trials over to God. The light…

Words for the new year

Whatever mountain you find yourself climbing, remember there’s always a bigger story at play. You are capable, creative, and resourceful… So, when you find yourself overwhelmed, gripped by fear, stressed or challenged, remember to live and work with hands wide open. Walk by faith. Approach your circumstances with worship as your weapon and surrender as…