Another word on friends…

Seasons change, and people around you change, and even friends change. And that’s okay. I think that you have friends in seasons – some of those seasons are for the long haul, some of those seasons are circumstantial or situational. Too many times have I not realized that and then tried to “over-kindle” the relationship…

Simple, but oh so challenging.

You were called to love everyone. You were not called to be close to everyone. These were words that a youth leader said this morning to a group of middle schoolers. I wish someone would have said it that simple to me a lot earlier in life. “This is the message you have heard from…

The journey to pursuit.

A couple of weeks ago, I wasn’t sure what it was… Maybe the rain – getting past this season of healing – new rhythms – but it had just all flooded in and I was feeling heaaaaavy. Like wanted to just crawl in a hole and wait for sunshine kind of funk. Have you ever…

Full time everything.

How are you supposed to be a full time spouse – a full time parent – a full time career doer – or a full time (fill in the blank for whatever else!) … You just try. & then you repeat to yourself: “You are not a perfect human. And there is no one else around…