Journey On: A Book Review

I had a friend and fellow ministry professional, Brandon, write a short review of the book I wrote and has just been published. I hope this is helpful to parents, youth workers and those who are planning to gift this book with a purpose! “Journey On…Never Alone would be a blessing for any high school … [Read more…]

Unexpected Blessings – A BIG one!

It’s so funny how God works through our thoughts! Just this morning I was thinking that I needed to write this post so I could be ready to press the “Publish” button when it was time. I’ve been pretty anxious/excited recently, and you will understand why as you keep reading! It has been awhile since I … [Read more…]

How to Slow Down: Lent

On this Shrove (Fat) Tuesday, many people are  preparing for Lent. That may look like picking up your favorite pastry, a Paczki. Or attending a pancake supper, or enjoying some other delicious food, because that is what you do the day before Ash Wednesday. (Or if you are in New Orleans, you have been partying all … [Read more…]

How to Slow Down: Boil Water

Wait, what? Yes, that’s what I said. One way to slow down is to boil water. Let me explain further. We live in an advanced age where we have ready-made food and drinks at our finger tips in restaurants, drive thrus and in our own kitchens with fancy, quick appliances. I surely do appreciate these … [Read more…]

How to Slow Down: Be Present

I’ve traveled a lot these last few weeks and it has given me many opportunities to slow down. That may sound odd, considering traveling involves making scheduled flights and being certain places at certain times. But traveling also allows for opportunities to be present in the midst of movement. For example, what do you do at … [Read more…]

How to Slow Down: Gospel Rest

  Today I begin a series on how to slow down. One of my goals for 2015 is to follow this mantra through various avenues. Living on the East Coast, I have no control of slowing down the pace. However, I can make choices in my own life that help me to avoid busyness and … [Read more…]

Quality not Quantity

  I have three goals for 2015. These are probably the most realistic and exciting goals I could shoot for.  Not really related to my health or work, but focused on myself and being a more complete, content person.  Quality, not Quantity. While there is nothing wrong with resolutions, like in the image above, as many … [Read more…]