Wrestling with Smallness

Wrestling with Smallness

In the past week I have come across several articles that say something to the effect of: You don’t have to do big, impressive things in order to be valuable to God’s kingdom. It is a sentiment I heartily agree with, and yet … I struggle with jealousy when a friend writes a post that […]

Jesus, Not Genealogy

Jesus, Not Genealogy

I’ve become a bit fascinated with genealogy lately. Well, ok, just my own genealogy. In a matter of a few weeks last month, I was able to create family trees that trace my mother and father’s ancestors back hundreds of years. I was enthralled with finding the names and places of my ancestry. On my […]

Identity: Who are you?

Identity: Who are you?

I think we’ve forgotten who we are. Or maybe I should say: We’ve forgotten who we were made to be. Identity is a hot-button topic in today’s culture. The voices of multitudes are crying out, shouting to anyone who will listen. They want validation. They scream for it on social media sites, through angry words […]

What’s Your Story?

What’s Your Story?

You may not realize it when you first meet someone, but who they are–I mean, who they really are–isn’t usually on the surface. I’m not saying that what you see is a facade or that everyone is fake, but we are more than who we appear to be. I can’t help but think of the […]