the love in your eyes

I am grateful for a God who created such a beautifully diverse world and who loves each person in it enough to have taken on our brokenness to restore our relationship with Him. “I can see it now I can see the love in Your eyes Laying yourself down Raising up the broken to life” //”Broken Vessels,” Hillsong […]

minimize

Last year, my word for the year was give, and I made it a priority to seek opportunities to give my time, energy, and love to others.  And I realized that the more I shifted my focus to others, the less I focused on myself.  For this reason, as I continue to challenge myself to […]

peacemakers

In times of chaos and violence, may we “pursue the things which make for peace” (Romans 14:19).  May we make sacrifices, choose compassion, and love wholeheartedly. In times when everyone seems to be an “extremist” of one sort or another, may we remember the wise words of Martin Luther King Jr. in his “Letter from Birmingham Jail”… […]

the line

Something I heard in a podcast this week deeply resonated with me, as I continually seek to understand who God is and how we can know Him. “In the book Flatland, there are these characters that are two-dimensional, and I like that idea that we are these limited creatures, dimensionally, scientifically. We are these tiny […]

give

My word for 2014 was follow,  and throughout the year I learned the importance of pursuing God not only in the midst of change, but also when life remains constant. This year, my word is give. In the last meal Jesus shared with His disciples before he was killed, He said, “This is my body, which is for […]

giving thanks

This year, I am giving thanks… For my students, who challenge me to grow every day, For my friends, both new and old, who help me to experience  and enjoy life, For my grandparents, who shower me with love, kindness, and wisdom, For my in-laws, who never fail to make me crack up laughing each […]