Posts in the Category: general

on Willie Nelson, Puppy Dogs, and the Holy Spirit

By Posted in - books & dogs & general & music & Uncategorized on May 10th, 2017 4 Comments

I am essentially an expert emotional escape artist. I am also a professional performer.

“PAY NO ATTENTION TO THE MAN BEHIND THE CURTAIN,” my life has shouted through the years.

We moved around like gypsies growing up …

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i live here, i give here

By Posted in - general & ministry & trafficking & Uncategorized on March 3rd, 2017 0 Comments

DID YOU KNOW that Texas ranks 2nd nationally for human trafficking and approximately HALF of the known cases include the sexual exploitation of children? Shocking, isn’t it? I know I was floored. I was …

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bigger than the sky

By Posted in - general & humor & random & writing on February 7th, 2017 0 Comments

 

“Bigger than the sky, right, Nay-Nay?” my 4-year-old Nephew asked, smiling up at me as we walked to the park.
I smiled back and replied, “Yes, Jakey. Bigger than the sky.” I laughed to myself, loving …

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grateful again (a repost from a weary soul)

By Posted in - general on November 18th, 2016 4 Comments

As Thanksgiving approaches, I am faced with likely spending 80% of yet another holiday season in the car, packing back on half the weight it has taken me all year to lose, and frantically working …

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to be continued…

By Posted in - general & humor & ministry & random & writing on June 22nd, 2016 3 Comments

I am choosing to believe that you have missed me as much as I have missed you.  It likely isn’t true, but perhaps the best part of being a writer is my ability to create my …

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victory celebration

By Posted in - general on November 1st, 2015 3 Comments

 

me on Baptism Sunday (except really Taylor in a VMA awarded music video)

I am a sucker for baptisms.  They get me every time.  I don’t know why I even bother to wear makeup on …

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get up and get busy

By Posted in - general & ministry & talks & trafficking on September 9th, 2015 1 Comments

Sometimes, when I look out on that great big world of ours and I see all the sickness and suffering, I just want to curl up in fetal position and rock in the corner until the …

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the when

By Posted in - general & scripture & talks & writing on July 30th, 2015 1 Comments

Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need. Matthew 6:33

 

As we continue to unpack what it means to be deeply rooted in relationship …

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the what

By Posted in - general & scripture & talks & writing on July 5th, 2015 3 Comments

For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not as a result of works, so that no one may boast… Ephesians 2:8-9

As we explore …

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roots

By Posted in - general & scripture & talks & writing on May 21st, 2015 3 Comments

And now, just as you accepted Christ Jesus as your Lord, you must continue to follow him. Let your roots grow down into him, and let your lives be built on him. Then …

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