True Love

What is love? Have you ever stopped and asked yourself that question? There are certainly a lot of answers floating around in our society. Some of those answers speak with actual voices, and some speak simply with actions.   Sadly, there are plenty of bad notions about love floating around. Let’s think of some things […]

A Variety of Friendships

Over the years of dealing with various struggles in my life, I have been blessed by so many different friends. None of these friendships have been quite the same, nor have I benefited from all of them in the same manner. Some of my friends have been in situations that have differed greatly from one […]

Defining My Need

I have been sorting through some of the hidden corners of my life (e.g., my closet) and the experience has been quite overwhelming. Apparently, while I wasn’t looking, my possessions began to bury me alive! Of course, it is all my fault. Have you ever had the experience of digging through your closet and finding […]

A Blessing from Suffering

Perhaps it will sound odd if I admit that it is often in the midst of my greatest trials that I most appreciate the small things in my life. Somehow in the seasons of my greatest suffering I have gleaned immense pleasure from details that I would not have noticed in easier seasons. I remember […]