Let There Be Light

"God is Light". Not "God is like light", or "God has light". And not "Try God light- now with 50% less commandments." God IS light. When He spoke the words, "Let there be light", something beyond our understanding happened. He wasn't just speaking the physics of the universe into being, He was speaking His being …

Every Day is New

As you age, time really does seem to slip away faster and faster. "Old people" said that to you when you were young, and you nodded politely, but you never really believed it. You were immortal and invulnerable. But then life happens. Every day. And there comes a time that you wonder how much of …

The Grace Box

Something touched my hand. I hadn't meant to fall asleep in the chair, but the glow from the Christmas tree and the soft instrumental carols were like a sugar-plumb Ambien. I picked my head up to see who had disturbed my long winter's nap, but I was alone. Then I saw it (or felt it?). …

You Are Not Your Pain

You are not your pain. Don't let a season of struggle, suffering, or grief become your identity. The last thing I would ever want to do is diminish someone's journey, or make the mistake of assuming that everyone's pain and recovery process are the same. They're not. But you rarely think that you could become …