How to Be Kind To Others… [a back-to-school message]
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How to Be Kind To Others… [a back-to-school message]

As kids head back to school, it’s a great time to remind them to spread God’s love through loving words and kind deeds. Kindness is the “new cool.”* I love how an educator [and member of the #tlccommunity] expresses the reminder–so simply, yet so profoundly. “You don’t have to be fake, just [be] kind.” KINDNESS…

Black History Month… [Celebrating People of Color]
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Black History Month… [Celebrating People of Color]

When celebrating Black History month, I couldn’t help but think “some of history’s BEST examples of accepting the challenge to love a broken, unlovable world are People of Color.” Hands down, the life story and mission of John M. Perkins is the best, fully-human example of loving the unlovable I’ve ever encountered. Rather than hating…

Shining Bright in 2022…  {Accept The Love Challenge}
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Shining Bright in 2022… {Accept The Love Challenge}

All of us will be called to accept the challenge to love a broken, unlovable world in 2022. What will your answer be?  “Not only to be so full of God’s love for all the world to see, but to SHINE so bright.” This is my quest, join me?  Nearing the end of the ice…

Challenges vs Opportunities: Loving the Unlovable
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Challenges vs Opportunities: Loving the Unlovable

I try to live by two mottos. 1️⃣ Assume the best of people. Even when proven wrong, be cautiously optimistic! All of us are fighting hard battles this side of heaven at one time or another. 2️⃣ Never withhold a compliment. No matter who the recipient may be!? The world has enough criticism and harsh-ness….

How to LOVE the Unlovable… [and #AcceptTheLoveChallenge]
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How to LOVE the Unlovable… [and #AcceptTheLoveChallenge]

LOVING the unlovable is never easy, my friend!? But God calls us to do just that… We are called to love as God does with extraordinary grace and unfathomable love. The kind of immeasurable love Jesus displayed on the cross. And the kind of love God unfurled when He sent his son to die—for sinners…