encouragement

Gratitude – All Year Long

I’ve written about having a spirit of gratitude before, but I think this is a topic that never grows old, so here we go once more: Thankfulness should come more than every November. We need to live our lives with a spirit of gratitude. Imagine how your attitude would improve […]

A Blink of an Eye

It’s amazing how things in your life can change in the blink of an eye… and take you into a completely new direction. I’ve experienced this personally with my own journey with cancer. It profoundly changes you. Losing parents and family members will change you. Becoming a parent… and so […]

Tripping Over Today

“We’re looking so forward to tomorrow that we’re tripping over today. God has placed you where you are, right now, totally on purpose.” 31 Days to Thrive, Day 24, from Casting Crowns. Those words particularly struck me this morning. I was wide awake the night before last, tossing and turning […]

Being There

As I write this, the world is talking about the shocking passing of Robin Williams. As the TV talking heads are going through his television and movie credits, I realize how many of his movies I’ve seen… and loved.  It is incredibly sad to lose such a great talent. But […]