Personal Stories


Five Words

We don’t deserve the forgiveness and grace we have from our Savior, and your offender probably doesn’t deserve your forgiveness either. But, can I encourage you to just give it anyway?


The Most Important Gift Under Your Tree

This idea of giving to Jesus encouraged me to begin my Christmas season not with my list of gifts for those I love but to start with a reflection of my walk with Christ. Since Christmas is His birthday, what gift would I present to Him this year?


Lessons on Delight From Trout and Children

Pleasure overpowered pleasure. Delight overpowered delight. One love overpowered another. I began to wonder if my problems in life were rooted not merely in lack of self-control, discipline, or personal will power, but were rooted in misplaced delight.

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