Speak the Truth in Love

Speak the Truth in Love

There are many situations and circumstances that cause me to question if I have communicated well. When it comes to family relationships especially in raising teenagers it can be complicated. I don’t usually question whether I have communicated efficiently or clearly...
Dance, Dance, Dance!

Dance, Dance, Dance!

​Most people like to dance. Some think they can and some think they can’t but for most that try, there is an outcome of pleasure. I am sure that many of us can relate to being at a wedding or celebratory occasion and watching people move their feet and bodies....
The Measure of Growth

The Measure of Growth

Sometimes I feel as if I have made no progress in areas of my life. I have set goals and feel like things are taking longer or that I have missed deadlines. Sometimes I can’t see the change that I am hoping to see. As I evaluate and re-evaluate, I am reminded that I...
Waiting Well

Waiting Well

Waiting is hard. Yet we spend a lot of our time waiting. It is a very common and unavoidable part of life. Most of us probably start off our days waiting for our turn to use the shared bathroom or for our coffee to percolate or tea to steep. We wait for the bus or we...
Faith Works

Faith Works

Many of us have different personalities and temperaments. We express ourselves in many ways. While this may be true, it doesn’t negate the fact that all of us who claim to have faith are expected to share it; to live it out. There is nothing inactive about faith....
Strength in Silence

Strength in Silence

There are so many opinions and so many voices speaking loud, actually shouting for our attention. Sometimes it is so hard to hear myself think. I am a fixer. I want to know. I want to be right. I want to have an answer. My experience lately is that no matter what I...