It’s here. The season I dread more than any other: wedding season. Wedding season is trigger season for a lot of single folks like me. Like many others, I spent my adolescence and young adulthood telling myself lies about love. Lies like these for example: Lie #1 – You need a boyfriend to prove you are loveable. Lie #2 – Only romantic attention will make me feel whole and confident. Lie #3… Read More
If you want to make a significant change in your life, then you already have hope. It may not be a big hope, but even just a spark of hope is enough to grow from a mustard seed to reality. The process of change is created much like a snowball. You start with a handful, and as long as you keep moving forward, the hope and the changes grow bigger and bigger…. Read More
There was a young bride who sat in her room day after day trying to make her wedding dress. She designed it herself, but no matter how many times she tried, she could not make it perfect. In fact, she was not coming close to what she wanted. Eventually, she called the dressmaker and asked him to come and do what he could to help. She was embarrassed to call him because… Read More
There are moments in your life that becomes fixed markers along the timeline. Afterward, time is marked as “before” and “after” that moment. For me, one such moment came in 2010 on the street near my home in NJ. If you know me even a little bit you probably already know that 1) I was born with only part of my right arm and 2) I hate running. These things are important… Read More
Logic tells us we must create the future because we cannot see it. But do not get caught in the trap of thinking your future lies solely on your shoulders. This is a faith journey with the Lord – He is before you, with you, and behind you. Prayer is the link between the seen and the unseen and between logic and faith.
It’s the dawning of a new year! And although the sun will rise just as it has for endless days before, this morning seems a little brighter, a little more hopeful because it is the beginning of something NEW! But do you know what that “something” is? This full month of January I’m going to dedicate to a blog series on intentional living. Everyone wants to create a better life (it can… Read More
There are moments in life when the right words come along just when you need them. Some people call these divine appointments or coincidence (I think there is room for both in life). Whatever you call them, these moments are powerful – going straight to the heart. This week, I was reminded just how powerful the right words can be. Words can open your mind to a new perspective. The right social… Read More
Usually, perspective is used in reference to a three dimensional field of vision. But what would it look like to include the spiritual? How would your life’s perspective change if you expanded your field of vision to include God’s power and personal involvement?
It was a rainy Sunday morning, but the atmosphere in my kitchen was far from dreary. I sat across the table from CC, a NJ friend I had not seen in years. She was passing through Nashville on tour with her band, Francie Moon and the Great Outdoors. Their performance the night before revealed incredible talent. It was their first tour together as a band, and I was honored to host them… Read More