January 31, 2013

...a day I have been dreading for months. Until I opened my eyes this morning, the date hovered ominously over my thoughts. But to my complete amazement, my anticipation of doom couldn't have been more incorrect. Following is a vulnerably candid example of a deep spiritual principle that I'd love for all of my readers to understand. God is with you THROOOOOGH the trial. Misspelling … [Read more...]


  This is the view from my back window. In my dreams, I'd be referring to the transition from winter to spring as I titled this post. But I'm not. Minnesota is smack dab in the middle of a bone-chilling week of sub-zero temperatures, by night AND day. Nevertheless, for myself and many of my readers, this present time -- mid-January of 2013 -- is indeed a time of transition. If you live … [Read more...]

For Certain

Since my last post, the holidays have come and gone, Christmas decorations have been stored away for another year, and most Starbucks locations have run out of their red cups. The excitement and newness of 2013 may be starting to wane, and if we're not careful a feeling of same ol' - same ol' can come upon us. If you live in an area where the climate provides a real winter experience (my … [Read more...]