Bloom . . . Right Where You Are Planted

Bloom . . . Right Where You Are Planted

You might have noticed that I have a problem with pithy sayings. Over the last couple of years, I’ve blasted through more than one (Click here to read what I think about “Follow your dreams!”) I get it. Really, I do. Short sayings are easy to...
Perfect. But . . .

Perfect. But . . .

I gritted my teeth and held my tongue. I didn’t want to, you understand. I wanted to lash out at this man before me who was unleashing his anger upon me. I wanted to strike back in kind. I wanted to hurt him as he was hurting me. In that moment, I did something right....
For This Child I Have Prayed

For This Child I Have Prayed

My kids are now twenty-one, twenty, and (two-weeks from) seventeen. All three are strong-willed in different ways, and we all experienced some tough years as we worked to mold them into God-fearing, high-functioning adults. As we’ve been in and around churches their...
God Said It. That Settles It.

God Said It. That Settles It.

If you’ve read me for very long then you know that every once in a while I tackle a pithy of common saying from our daily lives. Last year, I wrote about follow your passion, bloom where you are planted, respect is earned, love is action, and home is where the...

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