Courage

If we don't have both your story and my

As I finished the book, I breathed a contented sigh. It was such a well-written memoir of an extraordinary life. As I reflected on it, I felt inspired to share […]

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Hosanna

Apr 14, 2014 by

I fell in “like” with Haiti before I even stepped off the plane. But I’m here now. I’m here. And I’m in love. It has been months of planning and […]

If we've survived, no matter how worse

Just three words, said in passing. Little did she know how I needed to hear those words right then, how I needed to hear them from a person like her, […]

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“You know, if my book had been published by a large publisher, I probably wouldn’t have to go door to door to small stores telling them about my book and […]

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The Best Defense

Apr 2, 2014 by

You know how they say the best defense is a good offense? Of course, I’m not sure who “they” are. I was never much of an athlete. Truth be told, […]

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“I just feel like I have no faith,” she said. “I mean, I know what I believe; I know all the truths about Jesus. But I feel scared. I doubt […]

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There is a misunderstanding, I believe, making its way through our collective minds. The misunderstanding is that we need a “big” story in order to make a difference. When I […]

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When a bank broke my heart two years ago, I cried. Not right away. First I jutted my jaw, forced a smile and walked confidently to my car. But as […]