Sparkle

Sparkle

All of us die but not all of us live.  Make yourself a sacred promise today to live.  Promise yourself beauty, laughter, friendship and commitment.   Push yourself to hard places of freedom, difficult places that bring victory.    Promise yourself today that you will...
Unlocking Bravery

Unlocking Bravery

I stood there and looked at it. There was no one around.  Everyone had gone home hours before.  I looked to the left of me to make sure.   The little red school house stood empty, resting – waiting for another day of school tomorrow.  To the...
What Does Jesus Say?

What Does Jesus Say?

Jesus wept as he saw how distraught his friends were over the death of their brother.  Why wouldn’t they be? He had been dead for 3 days.  Emotions and sorrow hung in the air as Jesus, his disciples and the community stood around his tomb.  Some,...
Did God Really Say…?

Did God Really Say…?

The snake slithered up to Eve and hissed.  “Did God really say you can’t eat from that tree?”   Suddenly in one small twisted well calculated conversation, what she knew God had said just a few minutes earlier,  she was doubting. ...
In A Heartbeat

In A Heartbeat

It was starting to get stuffy in the small waiting room.  The kind of stuffy that closes off your throat or at the very least leaves you gasping for big gulps of air.  My heart took wild leaps in my chest. My hand felt foreign as it trembled slightly at my...
When God Sees

When God Sees

One morning a few months ago,  I woke up and I felt frazzled. Jeremy gone,  lack of sleep all week, running, running, running, cleaning up child puke, dog poop and trying to make sure I was showered with matching socks and a smile on my face as I arrived to...