Recently I moved to a city that I knew very little about. It's truly been a seamless transition, and I've actually forgotten that I've lived here for such a short time. What has made it such a seamless and easy transition, you ask? I have been welcomed with open arms. One great source of welcome… Continue reading The Power of Being Welcomed.
All I can say is that this has been a rough week. Sunday I sat in the car shop for 6 hours after church and paid over $300, a very unanticipated expense. Another unexpected event happened that evening that knocked me off balance and involved a dear friend. Not to mention I am perpetually feeling… Continue reading Kindness Heals.
I walked into find this on my desk one morning this week. All of a sudden I felt a boost of strength. I felt keenly the love of not only my coworker, but also God's love. Knowing that someone took extra time out of their morning to stop, buy me some tea, and to write Bible… Continue reading All the Small Things
Recently I received word that a friend's family member passed away unexpectedly. The news came as a shock. I had just seen her a few months ago, and we'd spent a delightful time together. She treated me as a family member from the first day I met her. Whenever I went to visit my friend,… Continue reading Leave a Legacy.
There are times when we focus so much on serving others that we neglect ourselves. Jesus never told us to serve others and forget about ourselves. How can you show love to others if you don't love yourself? If your "tank" is empty, how can you fill others? Guard your time with God and make sure… Continue reading Be Kind to Yourself.