Severing the head..it’s a gruesome thought I know. Honestly, it’s always been one of those details in the Bible I’ve asked myself before ‘is it really necessary to include?’ And as it always is with God, things become necessary once I realize the significance. The severed head I’m speaking of is Goliath’s. A quick… Continue reading Severing the Head
From the time our oldest was born, I’ve told him that I love him, “all the numbers in the world..plus 1.” I have no idea where I got that only that it has always seemed to be the most encompassing expression of how I feel for my children. That my love is beyond infinite in… Continue reading All the Numbers in the World
If you had stopped me in line at the store 266 days ago, I would not have believed the catastrophic breaking our family would experience. Honestly, focusing on what’s broken is easy. It’s easy to watch the physical, mental and emotional suffering that our family has experienced and only see the shattered pieces of lives… Continue reading Blessings in the Breaking
Listening Skills. It’s a core pillar we teach our kids. It’s one of the fundamental elements we look for in a great leader or employee. We tend to tout our own abilities to hear and know what our family, our clients, or our friends need-sometimes even before they ask. Ironically, as a parent, I’ve been… Continue reading Listening Skills
At some point, we’ll each reach a breaking point. Maybe our breaking point is caused from a job loss, a divorce, a diagnosis, or the loss of a dream; but whatever the cause, how we choose to fill those broken places is important. Eventually in our brokenness, we’ll begin to pick up the shattered… Continue reading Filling My Broken Places
I often hear Christians (myself included) quote Ephesians 3:20: “Now to Him who is able to do infinitely more than all we ask or imagine, according to His power that is at work within us.” It’s a great verse of encouragement when I’m walking through a stormy season. During these hard times I find it’s… Continue reading Is God Enough?
I recently listened to a sermon on John 5:1-18. This is the story of the lame man that has been lying by the pool of Bethesda with numerous other sick people-blind, crippled, paralyzed, etc.-all waiting for the pool to bubble up so that they could get into the waters and potentially be healed. In the… Continue reading Do You Want to be Healed?