I’m no gardener. I’m from the city. “Gardening” when I grew up consisted of watering my grandmother’s plants – indoors. So when I moved away from the city and bought my first home, I tried my hand at gardening. A few cucumbers and melons later, I thought I was an expert. Each year the ground… Continue reading Something You’ve Planted
Whatever it is that you need to do today…you can. Job interview…you can nail it. Tough, overdue conversation with a friend or loved one…you can get through it. Going to a job you don’t necessarily like…you can make it through one more day. Dealing with your issues…you CAN face them. You are bigger than they… Continue reading You Can…
Where can you go to hide from God? No matter where you go, no matter what you’ve done, no matter how you feel, there’s no where you can go to hide from God. In Psalm 139, David wrote that, to God, there is no difference between darkness and light. Remember the movie Beverly Hills Ninja? … Continue reading Hiding From God
Your story is not over. The bad news you just got is not the worst in the world. You’re not out of second or third or fourth or 100th chances, because God is still God. He is still with you. It may look like the end of the road, but there is a door there… Continue reading Your Story is Not Over
Just woke up. Today is pretty awesome already because...I just woke up. God has blessed me with another opportunity to get this right. To live right and to repair relationships and to repent and to try again. We start over each day. Because He let me wake up, I can do more. I can get… Continue reading New Day
So...I'm having one of those days when I think, "there MUST be more to life than this". And I'm giving myself the stank face. There's got to be more than watching this freaking computer screen from morning 'til evening in this miserable little home office that I absolutely adored a year ago. I want to punch… Continue reading there. must. be. more.
One of the most gracious things about God is that He lets us start over. If our success was determined solely by our falls, we'd all be absolute failures. But it's not about the fall, it's about getting back up and moving again. I fell in a hallway at work once. I was walking and… Continue reading Another Start-Over