How to Wait Well When God Says ‘Not Yet’


Faith

After seven years as an administrative assistant, I couldn’t wait for a job change. I wanted something new and exciting! Something that tapped into my gifts and passions. And yet, each time I sent out my resume it felt as if I was shouting into a dark, deserted hallway; nothing but an echo returning from […]

September 8, 2019

Learning to Pivot in the Midst of Crisis


Faith

After 32 years of living, you would think I could recognize it by now, but I still struggle to see it when it’s happening. The invitation to pivot, to change directions and seek out a new path, is often born out of a sense of crisis. What feels like an ending is really a new […]

May 17, 2019

The Anatomy of a Faithful Heart


Faith

Earlier this year, I shared my desire to get to the root of my anger and phone addiction. I shared how these behaviors were actually symptoms of a deeper problem, and that to solve those issues I needed more than a New Year’s resolution. I needed a heart like Christ’s. Many of you raised your […]

January 30, 2019

The Change New Years Doesn’t Offer


Faith

I don’t know about you, but New Years is my JAM. Being a goal-oriented, list-loving, dreamer the weeks surrounding January 1st can feel straight-up intoxicating. There’s just so much hope and promise flying around! Naturally, I take full advantage of this season to dream and scheme and make lists of all the things I hope […]

January 9, 2019

Joseph: From Dreamer to Leader


Faith, Off The Blog

On a warm, arid night, under a star-filled sky, a young shepherd boy named Joseph dreamed of eleven sheaves of grain bowing down to a twelfth. Divinely inspired, this dream would trigger a series of events spanning the next twenty years of his life, culminating with Joseph placed in a role of great influence and […]

August 22, 2018

Waiting for Success


Faith

But I will not drive them out in a single year, because the land would become desolate and the wild animals too numerous for you. Little by little I will drive them out before you, until you have increased enough to take possession of the land.  Exodus 23:29-30 From the moment God established His covenant […]

January 31, 2018

How Would You Answer?


Devotionals

And Jesus said to him, “What do you want me to do for you?”  And the blind man said to him, “Rabbi, let me recover my sight.” Mark 10:51 I recently listened to Emily P. Freeman’s podcast The Next Right Thing and at the end of one of her episodes, she describes Jesus as a great question-asker, […]

October 20, 2017