The Veil Was Torn

“What just happened?” Don’t you suppose that was the question racing through the minds of Adam and Eve that fateful day in the garden? In God’s beautiful garden, the home he created for them to enjoy, mankind surrendered to sin, to MY will and MY way. For the first...

Take the Long Way or Pay the Toll?

Toll roads are cropping up all over central Texas.  I love ’em and I hate ’em.They are fast and free of traffic jams  – I love that!But they charge a fee and the rates keep going up – I hate that!This is how it usually ends up. I get ready in...

Fake it ’til You Become Her

I woke up with itchy eyes and a stuffy nose, feeling sluggish from the antihistamine I took the night before.  This is what I get for living in the allergy capital of the world. We don’t have seasonal allergies in Austin we have allergies in every season.   I’ve...

I Don’t Want To

  I’ve never been a morning person. My roommate in college called me the Snooze Queen. But when life took a downward turn, I didn’t just hit the snooze button.  I turned the alarm off altogether. I didn’t want to get up. Getting out of bed felt like moving the...

Hope Paints the Sky

As I watch the sunrise transform the night sky, I remember my darkness.  I remember days when it seemed unlikely light would ever shine again. It’s not easy to remember.   Rummaging through old notes and journals, I found an entry that shocked me. I had honestly...

3 Keys for Living Well

1. Go after a life of LOVE as if your life depended on it – because it does. Go after love – literally – let love lead.  Love well and you will undoubtedly live well. But as I’ve said before fluffy love isn’t enough. Love must be strong....