Our God is a God of promise, and our story is one of the promise fulfilled.
A year can feel too fast, and yourself going too slow, but there's extraordinary beauty in waking up to just be and slowing down to just see: and to be fully attentive and deeply given to the life you have been graced with and the people you have been gifted for.
2019 turns out a beautiful, bountiful year --- but having only 6 more months before we turn into another new year? --- I'd like to crush more goals and tick off more chores, please. But the clock keeps ticking, and I keep canvassing the calendar, circling the dates. How do I do more out of the time I have?
on roads winding to highways, and platforms promising prominence, and every Facebook ad popping up on how to make it big on the Internet --- sometimes?---you just wish you'd have what it takes to make that one big break, that you'd go viral someday, be noticed by many and loved by all somehow. We secretly want what social media promises --- other's admiration.
Transitions can be scary. You know that this is a story you must one day share, but right now --- you're struggling to live through.
I bet David; that valley-singing, pebble-slinging, giant-slaying, shepherd-son -- didn't know what power there was when he sang his heart out and worshipped God in the hidden moments up his mountain of obscurity... I bet he didn't realize it - how his words would one day form him, and later on crown him. If words are mirrors...
“This is absurd…” He says it weakly. Almost like a whisper, almost all to himself. He sighs, and shrugs, then shakes his head. ”How can someone with my kinda past, and my sorta losses…?” he stops his sentence midway, looking down. I nodded. I know his question — how can someone who’s mucked it bad … Continue reading 3 Steps to Reject Your Rejections & Rebound Right Into the Game of Life —When You Feel You’re Kinda Lost or Have Kinda Lost It