This is an incredibly late post, but I couldn’t go to sleep without expressing my gratitude for the people in my life who simply won’t let me quit. You care for me enough to let me give voice to my insecurities, shortcomings and mistakes, but refuse to let me live there (or even rest there … Continue reading 21 Days of Gratitude – Day 14: The Ones Who Won’t Let Me Quit
Tonight, I am incredibly grateful for the ability to take chances and try something new. The prospect of stepping out of our comfort zone can leave us feeling unsure, exposed, vulnerable, and nervous. Yet it is this threshold of discomfort that serves as the gateway to our next win, opportunity, and moment of success. I … Continue reading 21 Days of Gratitude – Day 11: Taking Chances
Tonight, I’m simply grateful for the opportunity to serve. At some point I lost my joy in serving, but I feel restoration taking place even as I write this.
Tonight I’m grateful for fellowship. I’m grateful to be in the company of individuals eager for God to be glorified in their lives, and excited to be a blessing in someone else’s life. I’m grateful to be surrounded by movers and shakers, visionaries and pioneers, people who have gotten a glimpse of the impact God … Continue reading 21 Days of Gratitude – Day 7: Fellowship
Tonight, I’m grateful for honest feedback. You know, the tough stuff that’s hard to hear, but helps you get your life together if you heed the sharer’s wisdom. 2018, I'm coming for you. And I will be better than I am today!
“Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. Point out anything in me that offends you, and lead me along the path of everlasting life.” Psalms 139:23-24 NLT I totally missed writing about Day 3, but I’m back to share reflections from the last 2 days. I am … Continue reading 21 Days of Gratitude – Days 3 & 4: Recalibration
Today, I am grateful for the power of prayer. In life, we all experience situations that are beyond our control, and the many tragedies and crises in our world leave so many feeling hopeless. In times like these, where sorrow and fear seem to loom, heavy and dark, all around us, I am glad to … Continue reading 21 Days of Gratitude – Day 3: The Power of Prayer
“And they told him, "We came to the land to which you sent us. It flows with milk and honey, and this is its fruit. However, the people who dwell in the land are strong, and the cities are fortified and very large. And besides, we saw the descendants of Anak there.” Numbers 13:27-28 ESV … Continue reading 21 Days of Gratitude – Day 2: Perspective
I’m grateful that I am still here! If you have been through anything you thought would be the end of you this year, take a moment to appreciate the fact that your past did not and could not take you out! When this year started, I felt like all I could see was extreme defeat … Continue reading 21 Days of Gratitude: Day 1 – I’m Still Here!
“.... But David strengthened himself in the Lord his God.” 1 Samuel 30:6 ESV As 2017 races towards its end, I’ve noticed that I have been growing impatient to get through these last two months of the year. This has been one of the most overwhelming, stretching, capacity-building, productive, heartbreaking, refining, revealing, healing, surprising, clarifying, … Continue reading 21 Days of Gratitude: Fuel for a Fabulous Finish to 2017