Breathing Room: Time

January 21, 2018

We're all busy. Our schedules are packed with career, family, friends, church, and other responsibilities. Sometimes our days are so full that we don't enjoy anythingbecause we're trying to do everything.


Breathing Room: Dollars and Sense

January 14, 2018

We live in a culture that continually tells us to pursue a higher standard of living in order to improve our quality of life. But "standard of living" and "quality of life" aren't the same thing. One has to do with the stuff we accumulate. The other is about the peace we experience regardless of our circumstances.


Breathing Room: Ex-Squeeze Yourself

January 7, 2018

Our lives are busy and fast-paced. The lack of margin increases our stress and shortens our tempers. It can distract us from the most important things in our lives . . . and our relationships suffer.


Who Needs Christmas? - We Do

December 25, 2017

Who needs Christmas? Well, as it turns out, we all do. But it might not be for the reasons you think.


Who Needs Christmas? - God Did

December 19, 2017

As you know, love must be shown to be known. Right? If you don't show it, nobody knows it. And that is the message of Christmas.


Who Needs Christmas? - The World Did

December 10, 2017

Who needs Christmas? Seriously, who needs it? Well, as it turns out, we all do.


I don’t wanna live anymore

December 3, 2017

There are days…weeks…even months sometimes that it seems it would be so much easier to just check-out. There are times I can barely get out of bed. My friends around me seem to have it together, and I pretend. Is there any hope, because if not, I’m not sure I wanna live anymore.


I don’t wanna parent anymore

November 26, 2017

I never imagined how much bringing new life into this world would rock my own! Yes, there are times it’s amazing, but there are other times I think “I can’t do this. I don’t wanna parent anymore.” Am I a bad parent for feeling that way? Will it always be like this? How do I do this and not screw them up and also keep my sanity?


I don’t wanna spouse anymore

November 19, 2017

I don’t know exactly what I pictured marriage would be like, but this isn’t it. There are times I don’t wanna be married to this person. Am I wrong for feeling this way? What do I do with these feelings? Am I doomed to choose between being trapped in an unfulfilling relationship or getting a divorce?


I Don’t Wanna Single Anymore

November 12, 2017

I’m single…or single again…and I dream of having that “right person” by my side, doing life together, but it’s not happening for me…or I’m single again, and now things are even more complicated. What do I do in the meantime? I feel alone at so many levels, and the culture around me seems to compound my feelings of isolation and desperation.