Category Archives: Reflection

Are you secure in who you are?

“Only secure people can serve. Insecure people are always worrying about how they appear to others. They fear exposure of their weaknesses and hide beneath layers of protective pride and pretensions. The more insecure you are, the more you will … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Unexpected

“I survived because the fire inside me burned brighter than the fire around me.” ― author Joshua Graham How do people survive what is clearly insurmountable tragedy? A teenager accidentally hits his sister with the car, resulting in her death. Two … Continue reading

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Sunrise in Maine

Somewhat Wordless Wednesday Returns:

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Beautiful Day

Sometimes when we are working our hardest for our family, we begin to feel we MUST do it all. That everything is up to us. We begin to doubt that God will care for us, counting on our own abilities. … Continue reading

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Take some and Make some…

In this year of the 2016 Presidential race, this Jeff Bridges video clip, from the HBO series The Newsroom, was going around Facebook recently. Apparently people were sharing it to highlight how great America was and how they wanted to … Continue reading

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I can see for miles and miles

I don’t live near any family. And as much as I love the family I have, living apart doesn’t allow us to have the mundane experiences that build relationships. Close, to me, is picking up the phone frequently and asking … Continue reading

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Words

Connect. My word of the year. I was inspired to choose this word and make it my purpose. To make better connections with people. To reach out to others, to listen to others, and to get to know others more … Continue reading

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Here I am.

I’m sitting in my local Starbucks, tapping away at my phone that has only 19% battery life. I sit at a table for six with two other people whom I do not know. They were pleasant when I asked to … Continue reading

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How was your day?

Overseen on FB: Putting leah to bed tonight I asked her how her day was: It was SOOOOOO good. I played toys, I saw friends, I hugged my Luis, I went on the potty and I made so many people … Continue reading

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The Paris Attacks

Our pastor’s daughter is living in France five hours outside of Paris. You can imagine this was on our minds after the attacks in Paris on Friday night. My oldest and dearest friend lives in Belgium. The same country where some … Continue reading

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