Dear Andre, I hope this email finds you wellDear Andre. Woman sitting at a desk

“Dear Andre, I hope this email finds you well. Please come to the office on Wednesday at 10 am for a quick meeting. Kind Regards Jane Doe” On May 11 2016 exactly one year ago (at the time I wrote this post) I drove into the terrible morning traffic. After almost two hours of honking […]

Back at my parents’ house

After living in my yellow ’72 VW Beetle for a little over a week, I moved back into my parent’s house temporarily.¬†At that time my dad had some heavy drinking problems and my mom was dealing with a an illness called Lupus. Lupus is a terminal illness that worsens when the patient is under stress, […]

Separate Your ‘Who’ from Your ‘Do’

I’ve made mistakes in my life, and I’m sure I’ll make mistakes in the future, but I still like myself. The fact is, I don’t do everything right all the time, but that doesn’t affect who I am. I know I’m loved and I’m still a good person. That’s because I’ve learned to separate my […]

Throwing Fear Outdoors

I want to talk to you about a four-letter word: FEAR! Many of us can probably remember when we were kids, if we said a bad word, our mama threatened to wash our mouth out with soap. Well, if “fear” is a dirty, four-letter word, then faith in God’s love is the soap! I’m not […]

The Importance of Finishing

Several years ago I read a verse that caused me to weep before the Lord. In John 17:4, Jesus says, “I have brought you glory on earth by finishing the work you gave me to do.” This is saying that following God means finishing what He’s called us to do. Ever since reading that verse, […]