Everyone struggles. Everyone fights their own battles. Maybe someone can relate. That is my hope for this blog. I want to share my story because I believe that our stories are powerful, incredible ways to bring us all together, to inspire the world around us, to bring hope, to say ‘me too’-some of the most powerful words ever spoken. God can use broken people, like you and like me, to make a difference. One life at a time…one book at a time…one song at a time…one blog at a time. All he wants is for us to come as we are, follow him, and DO SOMETHING.
This is who I am inside. This is who I am, I’m not gonna hide. ‘Cause the greatest risk we’ll ever take is by far, to stand in the light and be seen as we are. I looked through what seemed like thousands of pictures today. There were pictures from when I was a baby … Continue reading Stand in the Light.
You stumble through your days, got your head hung low. Your skies a shade of grey. Like a zombie in a maze, you’re asleep inside. But you can’t shake away. ‘Cause you’re just a dead man walking, thinking that’s your only option. But you can flip the switch and brighten up your darkest day. Sun … Continue reading Come Alive.
On my way home from my mini vacation yesterday I had to pass by what I have known as “The Rest Area of Shame” for the past three years. Each time I pass it, there is a feeling of shame, regret, or embarrassment, sometimes all three. Sometimes it really doesn’t bother me at all. Three … Continue reading The Rest Area of Shame.
“Ogres are like onions. Ogres have layers. Onions have layers. You get it? We both have layers.” -Shrek “Life is like an onion. You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep.” -Carl Sandberg I don’t know if you are as shocked as me that there is a quote connecting … Continue reading Ogres and Onions.