Way Up High

The Bible talks so much about the birds of the air. I never really understood the significance of that until I was diagnosed with MS a few years back. When you are on that wobbly ledge you can’t get off of, you learn there’s only one way down. And that’s when your flying wings come […]

Jesus Left This Here Just for You – Click Here to Pick it Up

  You are weak. I am strong. You are in need. I am able. You are sick. I am healer. You are rejected. I am your friend. You are inadequate. I am enough. You are lonely. I am here. Whatever it is that you are. Never forget . . . I AM. JESUS

TO: You FROM: I AM

  What you are going through right now seems like a never ending supply of “wrong place-wrong time”. Your answer . . . it’s running late. When you are tempted to look down the road and wonder why you don’t see me yet – consider Lazarus. I didn’t want to show up with chicken soup […]

Taking the Lid off Your God

In Amish country right now somewhere far from the confinements of busy streets and hurried shoppers . . . ten thousand fireflies light up a distant purple sky. Suddenly, dusk is transformed by small samplings of light that flicker and shine with some kind of energy we can’t even begin to define except for holy. […]

Seeing Life Possum Style

Before I had MS, and even before I was a writer, I worked as a mentor for sick children and their parents. I met so many wonderful families and I made so many wonderful memories with mothers who are now some of my very best friends in the whole wide world. You know it’s really […]

I Wish You Grace

Wherever you are . . .   Whatever you are doing right this very second . . . Whatever it is that hurts. so . bad. you. can.  hardly. breathe. I wish you grace. Whatever you’ve done. Whatever you can’t forget. Whatever you can’t let go of. Whatever it is you are facing that doctor’s […]

Are Your Problems Bigger than You?

You probably just said a resounding “YES!” inside your head. If you screamed it at the screen . . . then you found this message just in time. 🙂  So I have one more question for you. It is the same one that the Lord asked Sarah after she was told she would have a […]

Who Are You Looking To?

Have you ever noticed when a baby falls the first thing he does isn’t cry? The first thing he does is look around. Why? He is looking to his grownups for their reaction. If we scream oh-my-goodness baby will completely freak out right along with us. But if we stay calm many times they will […]

10,000 Reasons: A God of SO. MUCH. MORE.

When the day has been too long and I just can’t wrap my head around my once normal world now anything but . . . I sometimes can’t help but turn to God and wonder “why”. But every time I hear this song the disarray of my life makes sense, the beauty of the broken […]

Grace for the Day: The Compassionate Jesus

  As the He stood before Lazarus’s tomb . . . Jesus wept. Now, we know what He was going to do. We know how the story ends . . . But even moments before He raised Lazarus from the dead – He wept. Passersby had thought that Jesus wept For the loss of His […]