Tag: faith

Through the fire

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

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The Power of Life and Death

We all know how much is said about our words. We teach children to think before they speak right? As children when we say something mean or hurtful we would be asked to apologize and think about how that makes the other person feel, right?  Kids try and be strong against the mean words with

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Perhaps this is the time….

Recently I was listening to a book, and they were talking about Esther and my mind went to the verse Esther 4:14 For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place, but you and your father’s family will perish. And who knows but that you

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The Nations are calling…

You know that feeling, urging to do something. You know like Moana and being drawn to the ocean. Over the years I have had this urge that draws me, speaks to me and drives me slightly crazy. Maybe you know what I mean, when the thoughts can’t stop, and distract you from other things. When

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The Beauty of it all

Each day we are given opportunity to watch as God does the miraculous, as He shows up and paints the morning sky with the sunrise and the colors that take our breath away. We know that our cameras cannot even come close to capturing the full beauty of the sunrise but we take pictures to

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Book Review: The Last Arrow

Have you ever read a book and thought, man I need to highlight everything? Or that speaks to the core of who you are and calls out to the part of you that is longing for more. If not I would recommend reading The Last Arrow: Save Nothing for the Next Life even if you have

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The Island of Misfit Toys and Mighty Men

Does anyone remember the old Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer movie, you know the one when he goes to the island of misfit toys. There was quite the group of toys on the island right? You know a bird that swims, a cowboy who rides an ostrich, a train with square wheels on his caboose,

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Missed opportunities 

Those who know me know that I am a big fan of audiobooks. Recently I have been listening to Chase the Lion and it has been dropping some more good stuff.  I know that many of my blog posts lately have had a similar theme, possibly because this is the area where I am learning

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