Lessons from “English Lessons”

I had the honor to be on the launch team for Andrea Lucado’s new book, English Lessons. TODAY is the release day! Growing up in the church, I struggled with making my faith making my faith personal. I have found it is difficult to differentiate my parent’s faith, the words I’ve heard in church, or […]

Wrestling Peace

White caps churn Crash, crash, crash The wind roars wrestling peace Soothing sand strikes my skin Peaceful palms bend in fright Dreary clouds stifle light Heaven sheds raging tears Fear; power Defeat calm Yet beauty in the midst   Ever since I returned home from the beach a couple of weeks ago, the scene of […]

Hello Summer

 And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” -F.Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby Summer. I feel like Fitzgerald reached in my heart and grabbed the feelings I […]

Operation Christmas Child

Last week I went to Charlotte, NC to volunteer at an Operation Christmas Child (OCC) processing center. This is about my tenth time volunteering with OCC over the last few years. I absolutely love volunteering and supporting the mission of OCC. I have seen the difference they are making and it’s amazing to even play […]