"As soon as I stepped foot on the beach, I could feel the stress melt away."My freshly tanned friend looks like she's just returned from vacation. Her golden skin gives it away, but there's something else too. The tension in her face and body is gone,...

I've been watching a fat robin outside my window. She caught my eye as she sat defiantly in a snow covered tree. As if to say, "It's the first day of spring, and I will have my day!" Ironic. We sat sunning, boys shirtless, soaking up...

Dreams are birthed from desire. They're sustained by desire too. But desire can be so elusive. One day I wake up with so much excitement about my dream I can't hold it in. And another morning I can barely remember what my dream was.  Desire is suspicious,...

My iPhone says sunrise is at 7:10. It's 7:03, and I look out toward the mountains. There's no sign of the sun.It's dawn, and the light is rising. But thick, grey clouds cover the sky and the usual bright orange glow to the east.I don't...

I came face to face with sin today, and it almost stared me down.   Destruction, devastation, confusion, anger, fear . . just a few of sin's ugly fruits filled and spilled out her eyes. And left me empty. Hollow gut, knot in the stomach, kind of...