Advent Day 8: Beauty in the Waiting

During the hustle & bustle of Christmas, it seems counter-intuitive to think about waiting. However, life is brimmed with such moments. Imagine putting yourself in the shoes of the Israelites of old. They waited and waited and waited for the promised Messiah to arrive. And over and over and over, God promises that the day…

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Day 14 – You Have Something to Give

I want to encourage you today to reach out to someone who has spurred you on to keep going. I bet they don’t hear the simple words “thank you” often enough. Who is that person for you?

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Day 6 – A Fragrant Aroma

As I glance down at my bathroom vanity this morning, various perfume bottles catch my eye. Appearing in all different shapes and sizes, each one individually uniquely designed. And although the bottles are quite captivating, the real treasure remains inside. The bottles were created to hold something, much like you and I. Throughout Scripture, we…

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I DON’T WANT TO WAIT!

Until we recognize the blessedness of being wholly dependent on God, we won’t live with the abundance that is available to us….read more.

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A Fresh Perspective

My mother used to remind me, “Some things just take time.” It takes time for the dough to rise, it takes time for a garden to grow, it takes time for cheese to age. Some things just take time. However, we live in a society that wants things now. One of my favorite lines comes…

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The Wait

God doesn’t operate on our time clock. Today is my 2-year anniversary. We downloaded our adoption application to Three Angel’s Children’s Relief orphanage in Haiti exactly two years ago. At the time, we were told to expect our adoption to take approximately 18 months. Well, eighteen months has come and gone, with some days barely…

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