Finding out who I am!

Labels are a part of our world.  They are, in their simplest form, a simple categorization…a tool to simplify the tremendous complexities of life.  They are, in their more sinister form a lens that distorts perspective.  Studies have confirmed that a ‘labeled’ individual is perceived more according to the label that the presenting facts. Beyond … More Finding out who I am!

Be JOYFUL Always!

Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.  1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Sounds crazy, doesn’t it?  Be joyful always. Maybe your heart is saying, “Really?  Joyful?  My parents fight; someone is always mad at me.  My dad never acts like I matter.  I can’t … More Be JOYFUL Always!

Who am I

I have one eye that is used a lot but I cannot see.  What am I? You see me where I never was…and really can never be.  What am I? If you say my name, I disappear.  What am I? If I drink I die, if I eat I’m fine.  What am I? Riddles are … More Who am I

Fresh Start

I actually love the week in-between the Christmas and New Year celebrations.   The emphasis on true love–agape, sacrificial love–is the perfect backdrop for the New Year.  And the New Year doesn’t feel like starting over…it feels like a fresh start.  And it is!  The truth is every day is fresh and new. We don’t … More Fresh Start