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...

a ton of water I type the words into a note on my iPhone. A reminder to drink a ton of water. My body has had enough . . of something. What, I’m not sure. But two weeks ago a small itchy spot turned into a full...

Dreams. They inspire and challenge. But dreams can also have a negative connotation. Consider statements like… “Quit dreaming.” “She’s just a dreamer.” Dreams are often met with cynicism, because they’re risky. They upset the “status quo.” They’re not safe. Join me over at God-Sized Dreams for the rest of...