I give myself away. Constantly. I bleed myself dry for people - making time where none exists, overcoming impossible obstacles, showing up when I’m too sick to stand, putting my own needs last, saying yes when everyone else has said no. And then, when I have nothing left to give, I still say yes and [...]
I am sitting here with tears streaming down my cheeks tonight. I cannot stop the floodgate that has opened up, and honestly I don't want to. The tears are for a man that no one cared about. But that's not entirely true. I did. His name was Danny Pilcher. He was homeless - one amongst [...]
I went to the dentist this week. I could probably stop there because that pretty much sums up everything. It's been a root canal of a week, let me tell you. Speaking of root canals, I apparently need one. Yay. Me. It's not because I have a cavity from not brushing my teeth but because [...]
Sometime last summer, our church handed out little cards to all of us one Sunday morning. I doubt most people even remember them, but I do. We were talking about intentionality of prayer and how we often use Jesus as a vending machine (my words, not the pastor's) when we want a new job, a [...]
It's been a couple of years ago now since I got a message from a lady I sort of, kind of knew, but not really. As in, she was a member of an online group of women I was also part of. Basically, I knew her name. She contacted me late one night. "I need [...]
The moment that dollar signs become the defining factor for the ministry we do in Jesus' name is the moment that we are defined by dollar signs instead of Jesus.
I woke up this morning to the sound of the rain pitter pattering on the tin roof, and I was like, "Ahhhhhh!" Such a great way to wake... "OH CRAP!" I bounded out of bed and threw on whatever smelly clothes I found in a pile in my bathroom floor where I left them the [...]