A Word, a Plan, & a Prayer to Transform a Year

a word, a plan, a prayer to transform

While doing some year end reflection and planning, to my surprise, I discovered a word, a plan, and a prayer to wrap up a year unlike any other. I sense these three things will also help me begin next year well. The last few years I’ve been prompted to do some year end reflections and …

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20 Books for 2020

2020 favorite books

If you’re wondering what to read next, I present 20 books for 2020! As you may recall,  I returned to a joy habit of reading more last year. As 2020 unfolded in craziness, I didn’t read (or listen to audio books) as much as I anticipated. But I did find some phenomenal books this year …

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Radiating His Light

Each night it shone, radiating His light into my little corner of the world. Growing up, I would place a little ivory cross under a bright lamp in my room. Later in the darkness, my little cross glowed and signified God’s presence. I remembered that cross’s comfort this week when musing about darkness and light. …

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Be Careful What You Ask For & How to Find the Answer

Be careful what you ask for. In a recent newsletter, my lack of motivation in this season was our topic of discussion. So many of you replied and resonated with the message I asked God to show me what He wanted next. I wasn’t motivated and wanted answers. Then I had a nightmare. Again, be …

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Rising Well

In a culture of me, it is refreshing to see people rising well for others. Whether it’s an everyday action, giving of oneself, or using our gifts for another’s benefit, taking ourselves out of the equation to act for others causes all to rise. But even better is when we rise in response to Someone …

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