Toilet Analogy

You’re probably reading this simply wondering how could anyone in their right mind make an analogy using a toilet??! Well, if we are “out of our mind,” as some say, it is for God; if we are in our right mind, it is for you (2 Corinthians 5:13) – so, here it goes. Through my professional … More Toilet Analogy

Make Your Mission More Than a Trip

Time after time I’ve wondered if anyone would ever uncover a ‘cure’ for those post-mission trip blues… If you’ve ever gone on a mission trip, you know that your sole focus is Jesus. Serving others in Jesus’ name, building intentional relationships with others, inspiring,  encouraging, and challenging each other to grow closer in their relationship … More Make Your Mission More Than a Trip

empty / half-empty / half-full / overflowing

Have you heard of the Bucket Man? He encouraged others to be kind, fill people’s buckets (not be a bucket dipper), make them feel important, love them, and live life with them? (click here to learn more) Well, as followers of Christ we are called to be bucket fillers. If you call yourself a Christian, by definition you are a … More empty / half-empty / half-full / overflowing

DAY 001 || YEAR 021

As I begin another adventure filled trip around the sun, I reflect on a journal entry my (roughly) 13-year-old self wrote. I didn’t know then the truth in which it would resonate with me many years later. [ PSA – the original grammar remains, so please excuse the (many) mistakes in advance ] “Some people are … More DAY 001 || YEAR 021

the way nature speaks: sometimes silently and sometimes in screams

It says hello through the whistle of the wind and waves goodbye through the gentle sway of tree branches in the breeze It says I am powerful through the crashing waves in a big body of water, in a meandering river downstream somewhere quaint, in a small waterfall tucked in the midst of canopy trees It acknowledges us as the sun shines down on bare … More the way nature speaks: sometimes silently and sometimes in screams

Dark Places Amidst the Land of the Midnight Sun ☀️

Foreword: I wrote this piece some time ago while in AK. I postponed sharing it then, because even for myself (at the time) it was too fresh to share (on my mind and in my heart). After giving it some time to settle, I had the concept reappear again in my studies (She Reads Truth), and I knew … More Dark Places Amidst the Land of the Midnight Sun ☀️