Tag: faith

Why We Need Heroes

Why We Need Heroes

We need heroes. People who’ve overcome adversity and led meaningful lives are examples for us. Heroes remind us of our potential and…

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.