On The Journey

“And when you discover what you’re going to be in life, set out to do it as if God Almighty called you at this particular moment in history to do it."  -Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I am a writer. At different times in my life, I proudly recognized this vocation. As a high school… Continue reading On The Journey

Where is God?

Where is God? We tend to ask this question in moments of tragedy and loss. Most recently, the terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter morning. Today, there are civil wars, refugees seeking shelter, persecution because of gender and sexual identity, natural disasters, violence in the name of religion, among many others. Many rest their… Continue reading Where is God?

IN THE HURT, FINDING GOD

Somewhere He is doing something lovingly to you, even when what you experience is only hurt. Is He carving out a cave to dwell in? If so, the cutting away of rocks might hurt very much and you might not be aware of the space He is creating for Himself. -Henri Nouwen, Love, Henri: Letters… Continue reading IN THE HURT, FINDING GOD

DREAMS COME TRUE

Your dreams are about to come true. Over the next month, you are invited on a journey. This adventure will take you down a road of self-discovery. This time will be one of reflection, growth, and service. Using the principles of Appreciative Inquiry, each week will focus on a different step in the process. Check… Continue reading DREAMS COME TRUE

FOLLOWING YOUR GUT

You know the feeling. It is deep within your stomach, your gut. It guides your decisions if you pay attention. If you ignore it, you often regret it. In a moment of indecision, someone has surely said, "what does your gut say?" We give this concept of "gut" a great deal of credit. We do… Continue reading FOLLOWING YOUR GUT

IT’S NOT ABOUT ME

In an effort to write often and effectively for this blog, I am taking an open-ear approach to my writing. In simple terms- I listen and then I write. I listen for what other's say, paying attention to what strikes me as significant. I wonder, could this be the topic of my daily post. If… Continue reading IT’S NOT ABOUT ME