Category: Facing Fear

Nothing is Wasted

A few years ago my Dad was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease. This disease affects my Dad's nerve cells in the brain and reduces the production of dopamine. The loss of dopamine in the brain produces symptoms including muscle rigidity, tremors, changes in his speech and changes in his walk. When my Dad was diagnosed, we ...

My Comforter

In mid March, I got a headache. I know that doesn't sound notable, but the headache felt similar to the ones I battled last year. I spent a few weeks ignoring the nagging headache that followed me everyday. I woke up with the headache and went to bed with the headache. Finally, I couldn't ignore ...

Did God Really Say…

In July 2018, after nearly 10 weeks of having a strange headache, the doctors diagnosed me with a rare condition (God is NOT a Jerk). A condition that was scary and stole much of my year. The condition turned our world upside down. However, in November, after praying some of the biggest, boldest prayers, God ...

The Invitation of Insecurity

Life has been extra messy lately. Deadlines have left me feeling swamped and several personal situations have left me feeling overwhelmed. I want to be in about 5 places at one time. The mix of swamped and overwhelmed has left me feeling like I'm bleeding. I'm not talking about a tiny scrape. There is blood ...

Confidently Walking into 2019

About a month ago, Dan and I started talking and praying about our word for 2019. We have chosen words since 2015 (The Year We’re Rooting For), and we were really excited to see what God had in store for us. A few weeks ago, I left my office on my lunch break with the ...