Love That Inspires

Recently, I had the pleasure to hear Bob Goff speak. He wrote Love Does, a really good book. He challenged us to live out Jesus's second commandment: "You shall love your neighbor as yourself." (Mark 12.31) We can love so many ways, sharing God's love through us to another: Text, tweet, email, call or speak…

Peeking in Prayer, Glimpsing Glory

Images of all sorts provide memory of the days surrounding Terrell's heart attack. Thankfully, powerful evidences of God going before us all along the way eclipse the scary images. One beautiful picture imprints my heart. Before our kids left the hospital for the night, we gathered around Terrell to pray for him. Kneeling and standing,…

Seeing the Sweetness of Submission

"I'm okay.  You stayed last night.  I want you to go home tonight.  Trust me; it's okay.  You need some sleep." Neither of us slept the night before. Submission. I have worked on this our whole marriage. Well, actually, long before that. But tonight, I cried out to God, "There is no way I'm leaving…