Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it. Embracing our vulnerabilities is risky but not nearly as dangerous as giving up on love and belonging and joy—the experiences that make us the most vulnerable. Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will … More Where do you belong?
We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey. Healing takes courage, and we all have courage, even if we have to dig a little to find it.
Has your thinking been tainted by the spirit of this age…….. The spirit of the age is a set of ideas, beliefs, and aims that is typical of people in a particular period in history. Every age has its own thoughts, ideas, and values that influence the culture, and the “spirit of the age.” It … More Spirit of this Age
What is your natural response to someone who slaps you? Do you Slap back? The supernatural response to this is both counterintuitive and counter-reactive…… Jesus taught to turn the other cheek……. we absorb (the slap) or the sinful nature (or energy) of others and convert it into righteousness by forgiving them. Persecution becomes a catalysis … More Thank God for Opposition
Do I look up at giants from my perspective or Down on them from God’s? Stop asking what we can do……… Ask…….. What does God want done?
Michael Crichton writes the purpose of history is to explain the present – to say why the world around us is the way it is. History tells us what is important in our world, and how it came to be. It tells us what is to be ignored, or discarded. That is true power – … More Crazy Timeline……..Even Crazier Stories!
A lot of emotions have been flying around lately……… this time of the year marks the anniversary of life changing events that took place…. Hurtful, Evil Events……. Events that changed me….. changed Us. I am reviewing my old journals during those dark days……. At the end of my journal I asked myself a profound question….. … More Do you think people are doing the best they can?
Health is a state of complete harmony of the body, mind and spirit. When one is free from physical disabilities and mental distractions, the gates of the soul open. In 2016, I was on my death bed…… a 19 year battle with the horrific effects after being bite by 2 infected ticks, coupled with black … More We are Abundance
Fundamentally, hospitality is simply love in action. It has much more to do with resources of a generous heart than with sufficiency of food or space. A few years back I was out running and I heard – ‘Amy, do you think you use your gift of hospitality to the capacity you have been given … More Amy, You are the wicked servant.
‘On this day’ is my favorite app on Facebook to check every morning. During my morning meditations I remember back on where I was on this day a year ago, 4 years ago, 9 years ago and so on……. I reminisce on where I was; how I have changed; how I haven’t changed; what I … More On this Day……