No One Wants to Be in a Funeral Procession

There’s a video circulating on Facebook about motivation. The woman in the video says you don’t need to be motivated to pursue your dreams. She says our brains are wired to seek places of safety and comfort, and everything in us tries to stay away from taking risks and stepping out into the unknown. She says we have to reprogram ourselves to takes risks and leaps of faith and put ourselves into … [Read more...]

Poem: “Capable Hands”

I went to the funeral of my friend's husband this past weekend, and something her father said inspired me. He talked about God's capable hands. Yesterday was the anniversary of the death of my husband, so I just felt like writing something in remembrance of him. Hope you enjoy. Capable Hands “Type A” is what they say because at the end of the day, I want to produce I’m not used to hands off, … [Read more...]

Jesus: Our Personal Savior

A common emotion or feeling you experience when you go through tragedy as a believer is abandonment. You feel abandoned because you wonder where was God when you had to go through the painful ordeal. Job felt abandoned by God after his children died and he lost everything he owned (Job 23-24). I will even go out on a limb to say Naomi probably felt abandoned by God when she lost her husband and … [Read more...]