How to Love Like Jesus

How to love like Jesus

God is love and we love because He first loved us. Looking at what the Bible says about love, we can learn how to love like Jesus. It begins with belief in Jesus as his apostle John tells us: All who declare that Jesus is the Son of God have God living in them, and …

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Being Rooted

tree with roots pic and words the fruit of being rooted

Ask anyone who picks a ‘word’ for the year and very often what happens related to the word is enlightening. While no major aha moments were revealed, my year of being rooted was certainly an enlightening experience. I learned some things, but overall, it was a year of growth, just like we’d expect with the …

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Navigate the New Normal

navigation arrow with text how to navigate new normals

The other day I saw fallen autumn leaves…in August! As time slips away (faster) each year, we navigate the new normal of seasons. These seasons aren’t simply flipping the calendar page, they often denote a change of life, a shift into what’s next. This can be difficult as we age whether on the back half …

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How to Make our Moments Matter

It’s funny how life changes.  One day, we’re climbing uphill, working, maybe raising children, helping parents, doing what we think we should. Then we look up and realize we’ve moved to the downhill side of life. How do we make our downhill moments matter? Walking quickly with our dog Louie on a cold and blustery …

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How to Encourage God’s Way

Encouragement comes in many forms: a gentle word, a heartfelt talk or gesture, or even tough grace as a friend calls helping us stay accountable. I’ve often taken a blunter approach and don’t always encourage God’s way. Like it or not, I frequently tell people what to do. Sometimes it’s helpful and needed; other times, …

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