“LOVE Makes You Do Crazy Things…”  [Really!?]
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“LOVE Makes You Do Crazy Things…” [Really!?]

Love doesn’t cause us to do crazy things as suggested by Will Smith last night during his acceptance speech at the Academy Awards. Crazy good things, maybe!? But God is love and LOVE endures all things. Perhaps the wisest words of the night regarding the incident came from Denzel Washington. “In your highest moments, be…

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…

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.” That 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…