The more and more I am in community with others the more and more I realize how necessary it is. Yesterday I was exhausted. I really didn't want to get out of bed when my alarm went off, but I slipped on my clothes, packed my...

Acts 1 begins with Peter's ministry. Verse 6 starts off with the disciples wondering about the kingdom, as they often had before. After they asked the Lord when he would restore the kingdom, Jesus replied in Acts 1:7, "It is not for you to know...

Dear Mom in the Making, My heart goes out to you. I don't know if this letter finds you filled with an outpouring of hope or overcome with feelings of fear or defeat. From experience, I know that the emotions can span such a wide range...

Keep dreaming. A pastor reminded me of this last week and this post related to the same topic has been sitting in my draft folder for awhile. So here we go, I am finally refining it and hitting publish. This post was started out of...

I have shared about the spirit of offense several times on this blog including encouragement to be unoffendable and how I have been dealing with my own emotions of being offended with God. Clearly based on what the Lord is teaching me I should have shared...

I mentioned briefly in my Aquathlon race recap that there was confusion during my 1 mile swim. I was part of the first wave to start and since swimming is a strength for me, I decided to start out at the front of the wave....

This past weekend I competed in my first Aquathlon which was hosted by Tri-Now. Technically, it was my second, but first official. Last year I signed up for this exact race, but when it got canceled I decided to do it on my own. However,...

In light of a hard week I thought I would share Romans 12:9-10 which says, "Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.  Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves." Because I live in Dallas and...

Every circumstance or situation you come across can leave you taking two routes: the route that makes you better or the route that makes you bitter. Do you realize that everything you face is meant to build you up and mold you into the image of...