When Big Dreams are Small

I just read another blog about dreaming big.  Okay I skimmed it because I’ve read ones like it before. I always walk away from them feeling less than and I know that’s not what the writers intended.  But I do. Don’t take me the wrong way here.  I’m all about fulfilling dreams.  I just wrote … Continue reading When Big Dreams are Small

How Easter Changed Everything

Today as I drove my kids and my husband to school and work, it rained and was grey and dull.  My spirit felt gray and dull too.  Where was all the glory from Easter?  It appeared that it had faded into the recesses as the world took over once again. Easter Changes Everything.  That was … Continue reading How Easter Changed Everything

If I Lived 2000 Years Ago….

It’s Holy Week which is the week leading up to Easter.  Growing up in a mainstream church, we never really talked about Holy Week.  At least I don't’ remember doing so.  When I went to a different church while I was in university I was introduced to Holy Week.  How the whole week is an … Continue reading If I Lived 2000 Years Ago….

When Your Dream is an Impossibility

Have you ever got to a point where you realized that what you were hoping for, working towards, dreaming about, was a complete impossibility?  That there was absolutely no way you could ever make it happen?I’ve been chasing a dream for as long as I can remember.  In fact, for a while, I chased two … Continue reading When Your Dream is an Impossibility

The Whisper of Hope When It All Seems Black

There are days, seasons where it seems that the darkness outweighs the light.  A good friend and I have been talking over the last couple of days.  She said, “There is nothing new under the sun.”  She’s right but it doesn’t make the world any less crazy, scary.  Hard to understand. Sickness, war, cancer, death, … Continue reading The Whisper of Hope When It All Seems Black

The Power of Encouragement

Yellow flowers.  The pot in a yellow cellophane wrapping.  It is singing spring to my soul.  An unexpected gift of encouragement. A note expressing excitement about a project I’m working on.  The desire to procrastinate lessens.  My heart feels encouraged.  She believes in me, maybe I do too.  Encouragement, whether words or action, is a … Continue reading The Power of Encouragement