• Growth, Principles

    Sticking to Your Principles

    The other day, my little sister and a friend of mine were talking about how they loved to stay up late. “Yeah, but I always… { keep reading }

  • Faith, God, Dreams

    “What does God want me to do?”

    “What does God want me to do?” A little girl asked me this question when I was counseling at a week-long summer camp for elementary-age… { keep reading }

  • Trying, Failing, Success

    A Bad Try Better Than None

    “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could… { keep reading }

  • Faith, God's Plans, Spiritual Growth

    Beyond My Plans

    In this blog, I’ve talked a lot about my goals and plans. Even my About Me page is a short chronological summary of my career… { keep reading }

  • Forest at Sunset

    Remembering the Big Picture

    Says many a motivational poster. We’ve heard phrases like “planning ahead” and “looking at the big picture.” Books like The 7 Habits of Highly Effective… { keep reading }

  • God, Faith, Spiritual Growth

    Trusting God’s Voice–How I Got an Idea For an Allegory

    Recently, I was outlining a new story to post on WattPad. It was going great. I’d outlined most of it, loved the concept, and even… { keep reading }

  • Spiritual Growth

    Regrets (Part 2): Spiritual

    Last week, we looked at physical regrets, and this week, we’ll be looking at spiritual regrets.   I’ll make a mistake out of arrogance or… { keep reading }

  • God, Regrets, Faith

    Regrets (Part 1): Physical

    In preparation for the Speak-Up Conference I’m attending, I was required to write a speech about this bible verse: “Brothers and sisters, I do not… { keep reading }