2017 Word of the Year: Transformation

Some do resolutions, I do word of the year. Around September I start praying and watching for confirmation. Sometimes the words come later in the year, and I’ve had them as early as October. That was the case for this year. The words have been abundance, revive, chosen, preposterous, perspective and fierce. All good. This year? Transformation. And in my innocence, I try to define what the word will mean…

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Sabbath Sunday: When You Lose Your Way

Last month I shared that I had to take a detour and although inconvenient, without it I never would have found a beautiful lake at sunset. The detour is now done and a new bridge constructed. Guess what? Because I haven’t driven this route in months, I forgot my way. I had to really focus to remember what lane I needed and how to get to my destination. Then it…

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Sabbath Sunday: When You Lose Your Way

Last month I shared that I had to take a detour and although inconvenient, without it I never would have found a beautiful lake at sunset. The detour is now done and a new bridge constructed. Guess what? Because I haven’t driven this route in months, I forgot my way. I had to really focus to remember what lane I needed and how to get to my destination. Then it…

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Sabbath Sunday: When You Lose Your Way

Last month I shared that I had to take a detour and although inconvenient, without it I never would have found a beautiful lake at sunset. The detour is now done and a new bridge constructed. Guess what? Because I haven’t driven this route in months, I forgot my way. I had to really focus to remember what lane I needed and how to get to my destination. Then it…

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Sabbath Sunday: He Will Direct Your Path

As we settle into life taking this route on a daily basis, we still feel more change is to come as we seek “revive” on a personal level. It’s easy to get caught up in the questions. What kind of change? When? How? Will it benefit all of us? And on and on I could ask. But as I drive this road full of twists and turns, snow and clear,…

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Saturday Confession: Scar Tissue

It’s been awhile since I’ve confessed, and Saturday is the day I do it. For new readers it’s not to air my laundry, it’s to encourage. Because there is one thing I know—the true defeated one likes us to think we’re the defeated ones. And if I can shed light on my struggles and surrender process, chances are you can relate. Together we can surrender together and find that freedom…

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