Listen First

Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters: You must all be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry.  James 1:19 I frequently do the opposite of this verse.  I am often quick to speak and slow to listen.  I was reminded this week of one of my inherit flaws to talk first, …

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Wait Patiently

Wait patiently for the Lord. Be brave and courageous. Yes, wait patiently for the Lord.  ~Psalm 27:14 God put this in my inbox, I’m sure of it.  I needed this reminder and I think my friend did too.  I am trying to be patient every day, my friend is too. But it can be very …

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Two for One

I love a great deal-like getting two for one.  You may know I had some knee surgery this week.  I had been preparing for it for a while and was actually quite busy right up until the night before.  That night it hit me how life would change in the next days, weeks and months, …

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Palm Tree Envy

I still have palm tree envy.  A few years ago, while on vacation after a rough season of life, I gazed often at the palm trees.  I love how they sway in the gentle breezes and also the storms of life.  They also grow whichever way is necessary to reach out for the source of …

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It is well…

We all know people that seem to have it all and still aren’t satisfied. They keep searching for the next best thing, job, vacation or person to give them a deep contentment, a peace they don’t currently have.  While they may have everything according to worldly standards, they lack what eludes them-soul wellness. Wellness is …

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