“Then the LORD answered me and said: “Write the vision And make it plain on tablets, That he may run who reads it.” Habakkuk 2:2 This week as I have been training teachers in trauma, and how to identify it and some skills to help themselves and their students I have learned a valuable lesson
“I will never be the same again, I can never return I’ve closed the door. I will walk the path and I will run the race and I will never be the same again.” I don’t know about you, but there are moments in my life where I know that change has happened and it
The past few months have been one filled with change. At the beginning of fall I left a job doing amazing work and moved full time into working in mental health (also doing amazing work). This of course came after finishing my PhD in Psychology and no longer having the role of grad student. And
“If the wind goes where you send it so will I” This line from a song has been going through my mind on repeat lately. I don’t know about you, but sometimes I am not so willing to go where God sends me. This song has hit me straight in the center of my heart.
In my job, there are times that I have to give good people really bad news. As someone that works in adoption, it falls on me to tell a family if an expectant mom has changed her mind and decided to parent her child, and to tell families that she chose a different family. These
I don’t know about you but I have this tendency to be incredibly stubborn at times. You know like when I am comfortable and God is calling me into the uncomfortable places. Maybe you know this struggle? In a perfect world, I would be the one that would make everything happen, behind the scenes, you
It was a hot humid summer night, you know the kind, where your clothes stick to you and we had just arrived in New Orleans for our missions trip. We were standing outside and in that place I prayed the prayer that would change the trajectory of my life forever. It was July 2000, that
I don’t know about you but I often wonder what my path might have looked like if… If I had done this or that or said this or that. If maybe I had pushed harder for this or been more patient with that. Do you ever wonder about things like me? Sometimes I even wonder
As the new year starts, I think about what I want to be different this year. I know most of us use this as a time to recalibrate our lives, check priorities and see what we want to do differently. For me, I have goals that I have set for myself in different areas of
I don’t know about you but I often have these grand plans to do things, things that are good, things that will help people, that can transform a generation (well at least in my mind) and sometimes I get so caught up in my mind that I forget to listen to what God’s plans are.