Seasons – Winter

Like the frost on a rose Winter comes for us all Oh how nature acquaints us With the nature of patience Like a seed in the snow I’ve been buried to grow For Your promise is loyal From seed to sequoia I know Though the winter is long  Even richer the harvest it brings Though [...]

Christmas Dreams

Christmastime. In all honesty, I have a love/hate relationship with Christmas. Because it's the end of the year and it's filled with down-time to reflect, the memories come flooding. There are lots of painful memories associated with Christmas over the years. But with reflection comes restoration, correction, and redirection. Christmas sometimes feels like a breath [...]

For when you think you’re unworthy.

If you’re doubting whether you’re worthy, just remember that because of Christ’s life, blood, sacrifice, death, and resurrection, you are seen as holy and pure in the Lord’s sight. [Ephesians 1:4] Even before He made the world, God loved us and chose us in Christ to be holy and without fault in His eyes. While [...]

Anything can happen in a year.

A year ago right around this time I was in Atlanta for company-wide training. It had just hit me I no longer had anyone above me in-market. That I was responsible for leading a team, a position I never desired or wanted. I never wanted to lead a city. A year ago I was crying [...]

Surprise me.

What do you pray when you no longer have the words to pray? What do you do when you feel you’ve exhausted every word or option and laid it all bare before the Lord’s feet? I have been overwhelmed these past few days. Feeling trapped in the midst of a limbo I don’t know when [...]

Giver of gifts

In the midst of true confession and repentance, you are laid completely bare and vulnerable. You admit the darkest parts of yourself and your sin, and you start the healing process of walking in the freedom the Resurrection brings. As I’ve been walking in that freedom for the first time in my life, I’ve been [...]

Heartbreak.

Recently, when I asked God what He wanted me to be working on right now to look more like Him, I sensed Him say: Humility & Gentleness. Panicking and defeated, I prayed, “I can’t do that on my own, I have no idea where or how to start.” And in true God fashion, when we [...]