Tag: faith

Love Drew Me to Jesus

Love Drew Me to Jesus

I was a teenager on spring break in Gulf Shores, Alabama, mesmerized by a group of hippie-looking young people on the beach.…

Who Are You Mentoring?

Who Are You Mentoring?

If I were to ask who you mentor, would you shrug and give me a quizzical look? If you answered, “I don’t…

How to be an Empathetic Friend

How to be an Empathetic Friend

I’m terrible at asking for emotional support. I mostly keep my feelings to myself. How can I expect a friend to understand…

Longing for Heaven

Longing for Heaven

When God answers a desperate prayer, it’s like heaven on earth. It doesn’t get much better.  But what about when we don’t…

Where is Your Focus?

Where is Your Focus?

I asked God for a word that would help me accomplish His plans for me in 2020. The word, Focus, came to me, oddly enough, during the Total Strength class at the YMCA.

Prayer for a New Year

Prayer for a New Year

I find myself still wandering around in the old year working on the lessons begun there. I’m not as excited about a new year as I usually am. I want to be dazzled by the new number and the new decade but it hasn’t hit me yet.
So I come to you Lord, humbly, again offering myself completely to you. I don’t have it all together, but this is what I do know: You are my everything. I fervently long for your will to be done in my life so that I will bring you glory in this bright and shiny New Year.