Better Together 2: Stirring the Pot

Several years ago, one of my former professors called Joleen and I "peacemakers." I’m not really sure what he saw in us, but I do remember one time when I was about 11 years old. My family was getting ready to move out of California. Me, my sister, and three of my cousins were visiting … Read more

Brave Hearts

When I face a giant, my natural reaction is to want to run away. That’s normal; it’s called fear. Somehow I think that if I run away and ignore the giant, it will go away! What about you? Do you ever do that? Lost hearts run away from giants; brave hearts run toward them! 1 … Read more

Better Together 1: Love One Another

Better TogetherAs the "body of Christ,” we are connected to one another. We need each other. We are better together than we are apart! I don’t know about you, but I find it hard to love people with a sacrificial/unconditional love sometimes. What about you? Is it hard to love others (even those closest to … Read more

Sabbath: Find Your Rhythm!

Life is busy. We live in a world of fast food, microwave ovens, cell phones, and things like Gogurt (yogurt for those on the go). Life is so busy that it’s easy for our lives to get out of rhythm! A few statements have been working on me, some for only a few weeks; others … Read more