When There is More Healing to be Done

When There is More Healing to be Done

Maybe you have heard the saying, “Feelings that fire together, wire together.” I believe this to be true. It is why a fragrance or taste or melody or lyrics to a song can instantly transport you back to a time and place and evoke a powerful memory,...
I Got Audited!

I Got Audited!

I stood there holding the letter in my hand, and the bottom fell out of my stomach. “I’m being audited,” I said out loud, even though no one was in the room. Now, here’s the thing: I do my best to comply with regulations and requirements. I own a business, and there...
(Not) Smooth Sailing

(Not) Smooth Sailing

Many believe that when something is God’s will, there will be nothing but smooth sailing … everything will just line up and fall into place.Tell that to Joseph, or Daniel, or Job. Ask Paul or John the Baptist if that theology panned out for them.Struggle doesn’t...
I don’t Feel Like Forgiving!

I don’t Feel Like Forgiving!

Peter asked Jesus how many times he needed to forgive someone who sinned against him. Then he gave what felt like a BIG number. “Up to seven times?” I picture Jesus looking at Peter with a twinkle in his eyes, shaking his head and chuckling as he answered,...
Reflection Honors Experience

Reflection Honors Experience

Without really knowing how, I have developed my intuition through the years to the place where I trust it profoundly. It serves me reliably. I have discovered that my habit of reflection is a key element in that development. I regularly process my thoughts,...
Dial of Gratitude

Dial of Gratitude

I am grateful every day. Even days when I don’t feel particularly grateful, I practice gratitude. Today I have a heightened awareness of the things for which I am grateful. I have a new reason which causes me to be humbly, supremely grateful. When the season is...