Tag: faith

OFF THE BEATEN PATH – SINGLE STORY

I saw this amazing TED Talk from author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie about the danger of a single story specifically about culture. A single story can limit ones understanding of a culture or a person. In her TEDTalk, she shares many personal examples of her…

OFF THE BEATEN PATH – BE BOLD

How do you define being bold in your life? Do you see yourself following the pack or do you have an exclusive identity?

FACING THE OBSTACLES

We all do it, right? I found it has become easy for us to accept making mistakes. How many times have you heard, or even said, “I’m only human”? It’s as if we dismiss our mistakes because we understand the circumstances behind our mistakes….

OFF THE BEATEN PATH – PURPOSE

Today marks day 38 my state Governor ordered the shut-down of all non-essential businesses.  It wasn’t a suggestion, it was an order – and he was serious. This epidemic is hard to swallow.  Business owners, merchants, and consumers are all significantly affected.  Ways that interrupt,…

HOPE IS OUR ANSWER

These words are my words, written by God through Paul 58 years after Jesus was crucified. How many times have I told myself I want to do more? I want to go to church, read the Bible, spend time with God. Like so many,…

WALK BY FAITH

II Corinthians 5:7 is my favorite Bible verse. …for we walk by faith, not by sight. When I came across this verse so many years ago, I knew it was the verse I needed to hold close to my heart. It isn’t the most…

BIG EXPECTATIONS

Real talk here. How many times have you had big expectations in another person only to be let down? Or, if not let down, you realize you were not realistic in your expectations. Why do we place such importance on others– especially when they…

Word of the year

Just after the New Year, I saw a few friends posting about a site where you answer questions and it gives you a word of the year. This word reflects your relationship with Christ. I was intrigued to find out what my word would be.

What is really going on, Kelly?

A penny for your thoughts.