My mom, at eighty-one years old, went home to be with Jesus on October 24, 2017. I had the privilege of sharing about her life at her funeral. What follows is a condensed form of the testimony I gave to honor her. Here are seven phrases that describe her: Diligent Worker As a young girl … More A Tribute to My Mom
Life is too short to always be playing it safe. Most of life’s significant events don’t happen in the comfort zone. I think our society has elevated safety too much. Of course there is wisdom in basic safety—but if we make safety our highest priority, we run the risk of losing our courage to face … More Do you want to be safe or brave?
I have spent much of my fifty-nine years living in fear. From an early age, I was afraid of my dad, fearful that he would hit or spank me. I was afraid of girls from grade school all the way through college. I have always been self-conscious, afraid of what people thought about me. I … More Fear and Courage