He for She

I have some amazing women who are my friends. I grew up with three brothers, so I have a strong intuition for men too. I just love people, but since God said yes to my request for a daughter I've grown deeply fond of the female gender these past thirteen years. Emma Watson lit a … Continue reading He for She


Stranger Things or Next Things?

I want to share a beautiful chapter from Caralyn's Bloom. It really connected with me. Here it is. Just do the next right thing Life is a gift - it is all grace. And when we compare ourselves and our situations to others, we become dissatisfied and lose sight of grace. Recovery can be really … Continue reading Stranger Things or Next Things?

Well Done

...begin to dream new dreams. Faith can rekindle old desires and create new hopes, replacing some of the old dreams we painfully watched die. Nicole Johnson You might think the following thoughts fall in line with Nicole's writings in the quote above from¬†Keeping a Princess Heart, and you'd be half right. I picked up that … Continue reading Well Done

God Pursues Us All

My friend Caralyn is a brilliant writer, and her work at Beauty Beyond Bones is priceless. I can't wait to read her memoir Bloom that is in route to my house as I type this sentence. Her faith stands out for me in a sea of darkness that seeks to snuff it out. I know … Continue reading God Pursues Us All

His Will For Mankind

Thank you Joe Beam for writing Seeing The Unseen. It gives me hope in light of the evil I face. Language is important when battling evil. The reason the Bible is living and active is because it's message is continually creating language such that is found in books like Seeing The Unseen. I'm not saying … Continue reading His Will For Mankind

An Apologetic

Today's Jesus Calling (June 10) reminded me of a class I had in college. Doug Varnado taught a class called Christian Mind and Devotional Life for 3 hours credit, and it was during that semester that a song really came to light deeply on my heart and mind. Here are the lyrics. I just want … Continue reading An Apologetic

True Peace

A sense of humor is important, but there are some subjects within the context of community and more personal relationships when it's too early to laugh. I do not need to take myself so seriously that I can't laugh at myself, but there is a time to take myself seriously as it pertains to overcoming … Continue reading True Peace

Bonnie Rose

This amazing woman is no longer with us, and it saddens me beyond words. Her Malcolm and Malcolm III are hurting deeply because now they have to go to Wilson Boulevard without her. I think what I loved most about her was her tireless desire to make the gospel attractive. Her talent for art at … Continue reading Bonnie Rose

Tossing and Turning

While I was cleaning a customer's house yesterday I took a break for lunch to go to my parents. I went back to finish cleaning that house, and I learned some information I didn't know beforehand that has me praying for a family I've prayed for many times before. After I finished cleaning that house … Continue reading Tossing and Turning