Restoring All Things New

Restoring All Things New

I had a sweet experience the other morning. I attended a prayer time at the University of Texas that was very special.  It started early on Labor Day with a group of mixed adults ranging from college age to those in their sixties.  I knew about a third of the group...
When We Don’t Know Why

When We Don’t Know Why

Have you had times in your life when things were not going as you planned or even imagined? That life had taken a turn that left you feeling hopeless and angry? In my time with Jesus this weekend, I didn’t voice it but my heart was heavy with why questions. Why am I...
Get Back Up

Get Back Up

Are you weary and heavy laden?  There’s help for that! I recently read an article that made me angry and sad. Unfortunately, I’ve been reading a lot of those lately.  They’ve been about people who lived a life for others, a good life, and then something bad happened...
A Higher Capacity to Help

A Higher Capacity to Help

Do you know someone victimized by trauma? Were you able to help them or did you feel helpless? I used to feel helpless when I heard that someone I knew had experienced a traumatic event. I didn’t know if I had the right words and felt very incapable to help them....
Onward Through the Smoke

Onward Through the Smoke

I woke up the other morning with a phrase on my mind, smoke and mirrors. Something told me there was a tango coming. I got out of bed and headed for my computer to look the phrase up. The Cambridge Business English Dictionary defined smoke and mirrors as “an...