Discover The Power of What You Say

Power of Words

Do you know the power of your words? Words have the ability to mend a broken heart, to strengthen another to stand strong and to guide someone to a better path. But they also have to power to break a heart, to tear down another and to push someone into despair. Words are powerful.  And …

To Those Who Loved Me Along the Way

Do you know the profound impact you had on my life? When I was sad, you offered your shoulder. When I was scared, you grabbed my hand. When I rejoiced, you celebrated with me. I don’t know where I would be today without your presence in my life. I will admit, I’ve struggled hard as …

What We Must Look For in a Leader

We live in a time where technology broadcasts every fault in our leaders.  We see their mistakes, their shortcomings and their flaws highlighted every day. I may be thinking of the election and the presidential candidates, but I am also considering the leaders in our churches, schools, towns and families. Our lives are filled with …

Finding Hope in the Sea of Grief

There are times when an unexpected loss rips through your world and colors every moment of your days.  We think that if only we could have gone back and said something or done something differently. If only we could have a few more minutes. The grief tears you apart and threatens to overtake your life …

For Those Who Long for Deeper Peace

We all long for a heart at peace. Financial peace.  Relational peace.  Emotional peace.  We build our lives around our own unique ways of discovering that peace.  But if we aren’t careful, we can find ourselves searching for peace and rest outside of God’s love.  We may seek to build our own career and financial …

3 Ways to Communicate Better in a Fight

Do you ever feel like an argument is going nowhere?  Whether it’s a fight with your spouse, a family member or a friend, with constant interruptions and heated accusations, the initial problem only escalates. You talk, but don’t feel heard.  You explain, but don’t feel understood. So how do you get your point across? How …