“Don’t Lose Sight” – A Marine Senior Drill Instructor’s Wisdom

My sister Miriam is off at boot camp in South Carolina in the process of becoming a marine. We finally received a letter from her the other day where she quoted her senior drill instructors saying, “Don’t lose sight of the ocean for the waves in front of you.” It reminded me of where it says […]

The Waiting

Easter weekend might just be my favorite holiday. As believers, Easter represents the reason for our hope. It is the powerful moment when our Savior went willingly to the cross to die a brutal death to redeem all of humanity in an act of radical love. However, that’s not the end of the story. He […]

Waters

“Behold, I will do something new, now it will spring forth; Will you not be aware of it? I will even make a roadway in the wilderness, Rivers in the desert.” – Isaiah 43:19 On occasion, we come to a place where we underestimate God. What is that sentence, even? We forget that He is […]

Rest & Responsibility | Three Steps to Self-Care

In a world consumed by accomplishment, the topic of self-care is rarely discussed.  When, according to the American Psychological Association, “the nation is on the verge of a stress-induced public health crisis”, self-care is not a topic that can be afforded the luxury of mindless neglect. We feel the need to over-perform as a means […]