Why We Hope—Even in Heartache

Why We Hope—Even in Heartache

I stood at the door of my childhood home about to face the reality of my mom’s cancer. During my month long stay in in Africa hosting short term mission trips followed by six weeks in Scotland, she had spent the majority of her time in the hospital receiving...
The Umbrella of Faith

The Umbrella of Faith

Have you ever felt compelled to share an umbrella with someone? It isn’t always the most comfortable situation. Maybe it’s because I take people touring in Scotland, but it seems like I spend a lot of time in the rain with other individuals who may have neglected to...
Why I am Still Here?

Why I am Still Here?

After six weeks in the back of my tour bus in Scotland, it was time to go home. Mountains of clothes and shoes surrounded my open suitcase begging for a place to belong. This was just the beginning of the hardest part of travel, which was the time in between finishing...
Empty the Pocket in your Heart

Empty the Pocket in your Heart

A Simple Prayer That Will Help You Prepare to Forgive My freshly mopped laundry room floor was littered with dirt, pebbles, and a pair of muddy jeans. I didn’t need to examine the size of the weary garment in order to identify its owner. There was a little 9 year old...