The Time is Now

The time is now. This saying can apply to most anything, but in thinking about how to #BePresent, it’s incredibly accurate. Our moments are measured by God. We only have so many, so let’s make the most of them now. Thus far in our Lenten series of how to #BePresent, we’ve covered being Purposeful, in …

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He is Near

What’s your first thought when seeing the sun diffusing through clouds high above? As the light streams down from radiant beams I’m always reminded of God’s presence. It’s like He’s showing me He’s near and present, even if I cannot physically see Him. Winding down on our #BePresent series this Lent, we’ve discussed being Purposeful …

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The Beauty of a Pause

I usually move fast. I walk fast, like to keep moving and get annoyed when others don’t share my quick pace. But when people I love need me to slow down, I’m learning to take heed, pause, breathe, smell the roses and pay attention more closely. I’m learning to slow my pace and appreciate the …

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Joy that Pleases God

Welcome to 2018! It’s my hope and my focus this year to be a #PresentPresence. To that end, I’ll be taking a bit of a break and sharing some words of my friends each week here in January. I know you’ll love them as I do and we’ll begin with Gretchen Fleming. I began to …

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A Present Presence

If there’s one thing I’m sure of, it’s God presence with me. Ever since I began to better understand God and His love for me, I knew He was with me. It was just a given. One that I sadly took for granted, at times. But whenever I needed Him–in times of pain, grief, uncertainty, …

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