Love the one in front of you.
That was my answer last night. I was totally caught unawares as I sat in a midnight candle light service. I knew I had been feeling restless and stressed throughout the day even though I was off work and had plenty of time to prepare. I was going through the motions because this is what … More Rejoice in the Lord
Ever felt “love me, love me, love me!”? Who doesn’t want to be loved? The catch is to be loved you have to be vulnerable. People around you can be offering you love and extending love to you, but if you are protecting your heart to keep it from being hurt or being hurt again, … More The Gift of Vulnerability
This morning I’m sitting next to my best friend in church and she asks me how I am. Why does that feel like such a scary question?? Because I don’t like the answer. There is no sense in saying “I’m fine” because our relationship gives a whole new meaning to transparent. It’s like God has … More Beware of the measuring stick
It has been several years since I first encountered this concept while reading Waking The Dead by John Eldredge. It was one of those “ah ha” moments for me. I had been treating my heart like an enemy, as something from which I most definitely needed to guard myself diligently so as not to feel … More My heart is not my enemy