Finding Significance in the Small

Finding Significance in the Small

The news scrolled across my newsfeed like a flashing theater marquee. Three friends from high school were being honored with our high school’s young alumnus award. Instantly, my stomach dropped out from its rightful place in my abdomen, where a gnawing pit replaced...

The Self-Righteous Blame Game

I hear the comments. I read the comments. …the comments of people on the “filtered” lives of others and how they aren’t real. …the comments of people on the “filtered” photos of others and how they aren’t real. Well, in a sense, the lives and...

Edify, Uplift, and ENRICH!

Passion. Purpose. Placement. When we believe God has called us to a specific area in life, all we need to do is be faithful and obedient. When we proclaim faith and belief in God’s calling in our life and his hand over our situations, it is a contradiction to...

Broken

The Japanese have an ancient practice of mending broken pottery with gold. This practice started with the story of a rich man with a special broken teacup. He sent the cup away to be repaired, and it was returned stapled together: both ugly and unusable. Another...

The Spot on the Floor

We had built a new home, and to us, it was beautiful. Foolishly, we had had creamy white carpet placed in the front living room. The kids and the dog would eventually wear it down, but not today, I thought. It was our first day in the house. My husband beamed with...