How Can You Silence Fear? (Montana Bears and Florida Hurricanes)

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It’s Thursday in Montana. I’ve had the trip of a lifetime, and now I’m watching the smoke from forest fires settle over Whitefish and hide the mountains from view, like a gray cloak concealing a precious work of art. Back home in Florida, my family and friends are bracing themselves for the threat of Hurricane Irma, which CNN is simply calling, “a monster.” With images of Hurricane Harvey still fresh in our minds, almost everyone I know has filled at least part of their days with prayer or worry or both this week.

How a Bedside Table Can Show the Love

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Recently, I visited my best friend and her family. It has been a very busy several months for me with a lot of time on travel, and the long weekend of rest and fellowship was just what I needed. On my first night there, their beautiful four children asked me to tuck them into bed. […]

Three Questions That Helped Me Get Over My Bullies

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[In honor of Bullying Prevention Month, the folks at MORF Magazine asked me to share how I  overcame bullying in my own journey. For me, the answers came by asking the right questions. My original post on MORF Magazine is here, and here’s a copy below.]   Nothing helped me get over the bullying I experienced […]