Habits of a Transforming Heart: Surrender “How Can I Really Change?” This question rattled in my brain as I ran through a snowstorm at night. I was running from myself, but somehow I always caught up. My self talk whipped like the icy wind. Sane people don’t jog at night during a storm. … [Read more...] about How Can I Really Change?
I wonder if caterpillars’ new years’ resolutions are to be the biggest and best caterpillars. They might never dream of flying. Their dreams crawl on the earth, but their Maker has a different design for them—to take them to the heavens. My goals for this year differ little from the caterpillar. … [Read more...] about Growth or Transformation?
What if I told you you could have an all-expenses paid stay at the most luxurious cottage in your immediate area? What if after a preliminary stay where you learned how to care for this home, you would not only get to keep the cottage but also the surrounding land? What if you found out your … [Read more...] about Reservations
Our six year-old Keurig coffee machine was making a groaning noise whenever we used it. I imagined it muttering as the coffee spewed out, “Not another cup of coffee! When was the last time you cleaned me?” The groaning noise grated our nerves enough to sideline the machine and buy a newer … [Read more...] about The Strong Button
My sister-in-law gave me a YETI brand name travel mug because she knew I couldn’t go a day without coffee. When I wake up, I sip coffee from it and drink deep from my Bible—two stimulants that keep me going and my energy high. I’m spending a lot of time lately with my Bible and my YETI mug. … [Read more...] about Our Daily Cup
My high school physics teacher was always better off topic. Don’t get me wrong. His physics mattered and had a real energy. Yet the man’s exceptional capacity to tell a good story about his college pranks and his eccentric professors had a greater pull on us. We ambushed him with questions … [Read more...] about Live Your Story