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…

How to Love in Challenging Times…  [a true story]
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How to Love in Challenging Times… [a true story]

“It’s a bad day for beautiful trees.” I said to the foreman as we stood there assessing the damage. The cuts already made—and the damage done. Alas, there was no turning back. What once was (a tree that brought me immense joy in a season of hard), was mangled beyond repair. And now, would soon…

Being Equipped and Finding DELIGHT…  [in the journey].
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Being Equipped and Finding DELIGHT… [in the journey].

I’ve been working long days on a passion project with a hard deadline… So, one day last week when I skipped my usual, extended-play version of Bible study due to time constraints, I felt comfortable with the shortened edition. Because my heart longed, instead, to be in the Word. Truthfully, I’ve grown to LOVE this…