Ending the Self-Esteem Battle for Good

When I’m feeling overwhelmed, I won’t give up. Instead, I’ll look to You and Your strength. – Jesus Listens, July 31 For years I …

In the Dark of Winter, We Can See His Light

“Hope keeps you spiritually alive during dark times of adversity; it brightens your path and heightens your awareness of My Presence.” – Jesus Calling, December …

Reframing Shame

“I know Your power is made perfect in weakness. So I thank you for my insufficiency—it helps me depend on You to infuse strength …

Feeling the Warmth of His Unconditional Love

Sometimes I hear you whispering in my heart, “I take great delight in you.”It’s hard for me to receive this blessing, but …

A Broken Hallelujah Is Still a Hallelujah

“I can invite You into those broken places and collaborate with You in putting the fragments back together in new ways.“ – Jesus Listens, …

Hope, Grace, and Love: Teaching Kids the True Meaning of Easter

“The truth is, I love you so much that I died for you. There is nothing you can do that I won’t forgive.” – Jesus …

Jesus Christ: The Greatest Gift of All

One Christmas, just a few years after I graduated from Wellesley College, I went home to Richmond, Virginia to be with my family for the …

Every Little Detail

I comprehend you in all your complexity; no detail of your life is hidden from me. I view you through eyes of grace, so don’t …

The Heirloom Seed of Discipleship

“Through the intimacy of our relationship, you are being transformed from the inside out.”– Jesus Calling, January 25 Are you a fan of …

Pursuing Excellence for God, Jumpstarts Your Life

Through one of the hottest environments on the planet, the Queen of Sheba completed the final leg of a long expedition by slowly crawling up …

Make Something with the Pieces You’ve Been Given

When you reframe setbacks as opportunities, you find that you gain much more than you have lost.   Jesus Calling, November 4 Here’s the …

Healthy Living from the Inside Out

When you try to live independently of Me, you experience emptiness and dissatisfaction. You may gain the whole world and yet lose everything that really …