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We Can Do Hard Things Conference

I can do all this through him who gives me strength. Philippians 4:13 (NIV) Do you feel like you could use some encouragement these days? The We Can Do Hard Things Virtual Conference started on September 1st and is running through September 15th. I would love for you to joins me at this conference! This…

Chasing Joy

This year I have been chasing joy both literally and figuratively by making time for what I enjoy and love – running.  Running is purely “me time.”  Solitude.  A time I can clear my mind, think, pray, listen to music, or a podcast.     I quickly fall into the cadence of my breath and steps.…

Nothing to Prove

Accept one another, then, just as Christ accepted you, in order to bring praise to God. Romans 15:7 – NIV I am always amazed when I hear highly successful people share their experiences of people not believing in their ability to accomplish their dreams. It is all too common for people to tear each other…

Significance

You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you so that you might go and bear fruit – fruit that will last – and so that whatever you ask in my name the Father will give you. John 15:16 NIV Significance.  If we are truly honest significance is something, we all crave.…

Burn It Down

This past academic year I gave a series of talks for Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) entitled – Burn it Down. Burn it Down was inspired by the MOPS theme – Find Your Fire – and the concept of controlled burns in forest management. Controlled burning restores nutrients and allows forests to grow healthier by destroying…

You are Loved

As a child John 3:16 was one of the first Bible verses I memorized.  It is so engrained it comes to mind almost effortlessly.  Sometimes there is a danger in this. In the effortless, I have overlooked the miraculous.  I have recited this verse so often it sounds ordinary and mundane, but nothing about it is ordinary…