Cranky baby

I love my cranky baby in the morning even though he pulls my hair and wails, fussy, fidgety. I love his smile that sneaks past his facade and lights the morning. I love his voice, expressing his frustration in a symphony of "da-da's," ba-ba-na's and mum-num's" I love that I love him the same when … Continue reading Cranky baby

When the Bottom Drops Out

Ever feel like Elijah? Elijah was one of the prophets. He accomplished so much for the Kingdom of God. In 1 Kings chapter 18, we see him have an amazing victory against the prophets of Baal in which he called down fire from heaven. He was a warrior, a conqueror, a man who clearly heard … Continue reading When the Bottom Drops Out


When the waves crash hard and my toes grip the sand and I wobble at the weight of the blow, I remember that to keep standing I'm going to have to move, Adjust to the shifting of the earth beneath me and trust that the waves will reside and in their place something new will … Continue reading Today


Autopilot -¬†when I go through the motions Head down, resolved, ready to do whatever it takes to make it happen And then I sometimes break as resistance pushes me to realize I'm not built to maintain; I'm built for greatness. Not greatness I've built with the persistent efforts of my hands, but greatness that comes … Continue reading Autopilot