The next right thing

“Just do the next right thing. Take a step, step again. It is all that I can do. The next right thing. I won't look too far ahead. It's too much for…


Tis the season for joy

Every parent has hopes and dreams for their child.  Years ago, my husband and I attended an event at our child’s school, and something the speaker…


Hindering hurt, rendering hope

Today hurts. Last week hurt. Last year hurt.  As I sit this morning, unable to pinpoint the source of my hurt, I feel distracted. See, hurt can be…


How can Christians cultivate joy in the midst of hardship?

Raise your hand (or give me a raised hand emoji) if you’ve felt like you’ve been fighting the fight to find the joy in this season right now? Just…


Love can restore what Satan knocks down

I think the devil likes dominoes. He likes to create a spark of conflict or annoyance with an acquaintance—the first domino falls—then he throws in…


Where Too Little and Too Much Intersect

We’ve had some large storms in Dallas the last few weeks resulting in downed trees and power outages for extended periods of time. You don’t realize…