How to Help Grow Those You Lead (or Follow)

Whether it’s our kids, spouse, a friend, a coworker, a loved one… whomever it is… we have influential leadership with the people around us. Even if THEY lead us, we have the ability to lead UP – to help them grow and become better leaders. Here are just a few ways to do so: 1) […]


Apologized to my 12 year old last night for not paying enough attention to him. I told him there is absolutely NOTHING that should detract me from spending quality time with him. He shouldn’t regularly get my “leftover” time… he should know that I love him enough to prioritize him. And although he played it […]

A Passionate Life… A Passionate Love

One of the words that has been reverberating in my mind as of late is the word passion.  It’s a word I have long been accustomed to using, but recently have been thinking about it more in my own life.  Here are some of  my thoughts: Most of us will not tolerate (or, at least, are […]

Don’t Waste Your Life…

  “How do you know what your life will be like tomorrow?  Your life is like the morning fog – it’s here a little while, then it’s gone (James 4:14).  This has been a very interesting week.  Two deaths and one person hanging on for dear life.  A variance of ages.  Because tragedy and death […]

No Bold Predictions…

2016… My very first post of the New Year. I would like to give a very bold prediction about how I will be more consistent with writing this year… how my passion has returned, and how incredibly excited I am about penning my thoughts.  All of that is true, but I won’t be making any […]


“So that everyone He has made may know HIS work, He stops all people from their labor” (Job37:7). It was the winter of 2009-2010.  Snow was everywhere. And .lots of it.  The DC metropolitan area was hit with three blizzards within a 45 day span.  Unheard of for this area.  It’s not very often that […]

When God Doesn’t Make Sense

I believe and trust in the God of the Bible. Anyone who knows me well, knows that.  But I have to be honest… sometimes, He just doesn’t make sense to me.  Now, don’t go writing me off as sacrilegious or as dissing God, but I’m just saying – there are some things I read in […]