On the first day of March, I traveled down to Dallas, Texas for some work meetings. The trip marked the beginning of a new role for me working with our Spanish ministry; one I really admire, but due to distance and language, know very little about. This year will be our first year inviting donors… Continue reading Vision + Austin/Waco Travel Guide
As I confessed in an earlier post, I'm a big fan of this guy named Bob Goff. He is a lawyer turned author turned humanitarian. He loves Jesus and he shows it by doing things that shows his love for others. I've read his book, heard him speak twice, and just a few weeks ago… Continue reading Goffisms.
I've been writing a lot about agency and purpose and identity the past few weeks. In my declarations about purpose and my definitions of my identity, I think I've been searching for peace. For contentment and worth. Contentment and worth don't come from these things. They come from a right relationship with my creator. I… Continue reading Just Be.
I’m in a small group at my church. A small group is essentially a group of friends who hang out once a week- usually studying the Bible, but also sharing what’s going on in our lives and just doing life together. After studying a passage from the Bible together, we have “accountability time.” What this… Continue reading Searching for Contentment.
Embracing my love for the back to school season, this month I'm going to share some of the lessons I've learned over the past year. I was at a board meeting a few years ago and the Board was faced with a very important decision. One of our companies was losing a lot of money… Continue reading Reality.
“I believe in a life of celebration.” - Shauna Niequist In addition to the glimpses of joy I share on this blog, I also love to share ways that I celebrate. Music, parties, bucket lists, recipes, TV shows, holidays, vacations and favorite things. These are all things that help me celebrate the amazing life that… Continue reading Celebrations & Joy
Last week I shared about Lewis’ concept of joy: “a longing for the ineffable, something so otherworldly that even our desire for it seems alien: ‘It is… an unsatisfied desire which is itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.’” (Whitesell, 2013) This type of joy hits you when you least expect it, it’s beyond your… Continue reading The Other “Glimpses of Joy”