Not so much who I am but rather why.

Why am I here? This is a question many a person has asked themselves and others. I have asked this question too.  I am here, with this blog, sharing bits and pieces of my journey publicly because I can and because I have an internal hope to help others with my words and transparency.  Feel…

What Had Happened Was …

As I stood in the shower, water washing not only over my body but over my my entire soul, He took me back to a moment in time that I had forgotten.   I was thinking about a girlfriend who was experiencing heartbreak and I wanted to comfort her. Instead, God showed me my brokenness and…

Walking Through the Door of Opportunity!

Walking through the door of opportunity! When I hear this statement my mind immediately runs to the possibilities that await me. The new adventures. The expectation of the greatness. And my heart explodes with hope.  However if I sit in the moment and linger with my thoughts, my mind adds in words like; Change. Leaving…

Naked Truth

Standing before this crowd of strangers, I cringe. Thoughts swirl in my imagination. My heart beats loudly within my head as a dizzying, warmth flushes across my face. How did I get here? Why did I come? How do I hide in between the shadows when the spotlight is on me? I speak. Stumbling at…

The Marlboro Man

I remember back in my twenties when cigarette advertising was everywhere, seeing the Marlboro Man was common place.  I was flying either to a place or returning home one day and as always, I had a window seat. I stared out looking at the homes, fields and cars on the road as we made our…

It’s Time to be BIG!

From the top bunk your toddler leaps without fear!! She’s full of excitement and joy. A smile and laughter boom out of her tiny body as she says, “Again! Again!” She never once thought she would get hurt. She never once thought you wouldn’t catch her. She never once thought about not trusting you.  Recently…