Tag: spirituality

Here Am I! Send Me.

As a child, I remember singing a song that the chorus went like this ” Here I am, Lord. Is it I, Lord? I have heard you calling in the night. I will go, Lord, if you lead me. I will hold your people in my heart.” This chorus, spoke to my heart then, and it still speaks to

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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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Where does the story start?

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

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You must have the wrong person

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

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In my mind or in my heart

Recently I was reading a book and I read a quote that struck me. “You could memorize the entire Bible and be able to discuss minute issues of biblical scholarship and yet fail to experience the truths found in its pages” (Seven Realities for Experiencing God: How to Know and Do the Will of God).

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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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