I have an older sister, she’s great and we are really good friends, but it wasn’t always that way. We’re less than a year apart, so growing up we fought A LOT, and we weren’t above physical altercations. One time, when we were both teenagers, we were driving to our dad’s house on a cold, … Continue reading If This Nation is Ever to Unite, We Must Understand One Another’s Pain.
Do you ever feel like you are too much? Too competitive? Too sensitive? Too Loud? Too quiet? Sometimes I struggle feeling like I am too much of something, in my case, it is usually too competitive. The other day it was a beautiful sunny day outside, one of the first signs of spring and I … Continue reading Why Less Isn’t More.
Today, March 8th, is International Women’s Day. It’s a day to globally celebrate the economic, political, and social achievements of women past, present, and future. I’m assuming that many in America have not heard of this day. I hadn’t either until a group of women from a church I was working with in Uganda went to … Continue reading Six Reasons Christians Should Talk About Women’s Day
Courage is the word on the tongue of God, almost like he is whispering it in our ears and suddenly we find ourselves emboldened with our hearts pounding and our tongues tied doing something we never thought we could do. I used to think courage had a lot more to do with big physical actions, … Continue reading How to Be Brave.
On February 6, 2006 Bono gave a speech at a presidential breakfast. He boldly proclaimed in front of the world’s most influential leaders that poverty was not an issue of charity but one of justice. They are words, among many others, which have changed the way I see the world, the way I see the … Continue reading Bono’s Got it Right
This is a guest post by my very dear friend, Georgia Dewey. She writes of what the trees have taught her about life and she brings great truth with a poetic tone. Please enjoy! _____________________________________________________________________________________ The other day I rose bright and early, ready to punch Monday straight in the face, only to find that … Continue reading Five Things I Learned from Autumn
Poverty has infected India like a vicious flu, spreading to every part of the body. It’s everywhere. It’s outside our window, it’s on our walk to the train, it’s on the train, it’s in the streets, it’s at ministry, it’s outside the mall- it’s in the people. On our way to ministry we walk through … Continue reading Light is here
Today I walked narrow alley-ways praying for women who sell their bodies for a living in India. They were marketing something that looks like love, but really isn’t love at all. So what does this love look like and why does it hurt? Well I think it is when love costs you something that makes … Continue reading Love costs