I feel like this year sneaked up on me. I wasn’t ready. But it’s here. And I’m taking a deep breath and embracing it. And this year, whether I’m ready or not, there’s a book coming out that tells the story about how God became the biggest thing in my life, the thing that overshadowed everything else until the dreams I’d had for myself faded away. It’s called I Don’t Wait Anymore:… Read More

I can’t do this alone. That’s why Christmas happened. It happened so that we can have hope, hope that fights for us. Hope that hinges on a victory that’s already been claimed.  That Santa, he was kind … and kind of plain spoken. And he wasn’t giving me much to work with. “Tell me about a kid from sometime over the years who really made an impression on you.” He thought about… Read More

Some days it’s a lot. But one thing I wake up and learn a little more every day is that this wild and crazy story God is writing for us has a lot of incredible depth, a lot of incredible, unexpected twists … if we will just hand it all to Him … and hang on. Not to the stuff. To Him. To His story. I wasn’t there. So I didn’t get… Read More

It feels heavy today. I thought that as the fog piled up around me in the wee morning hours, clogging the headlight beams, tossing itself over my car like one of those dense blankets you throw over a fire to smother the flames. And inside I felt a little bit smothered. Life unleashed a lot this week. And I wasn’t ready. Do you ever have those days or weeks when you feel… Read More