Purposefully Present

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” ~Ferris Bueler in the movie Ferris Bueler’s Day Off Do you ever feel like you’re missing your life? We blink and the kids are grown or aging parents suddenly need us. And those dreams or plans we …

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The Pursuit of Purpose

There are a lot of ‘P’ words floating around my mind lately. Being present and a presence. God’s presence, additional p words (more on that in a moment) and now there’s also purpose. Our pastor spoke on our purpose Sunday and it prompted me revisit mine. Have you ever considered your purpose in life? After I …

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The Beauty of a Pause

I usually move fast. I walk fast, like to keep moving and get annoyed when others don’t share my quick pace. But when people I love need me to slow down, I’m learning to take heed, pause, breathe, smell the roses and pay attention more closely. I’m learning to slow my pace and appreciate the …

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Stepping Forward with God

As January rolls on and I focus on being present while seeking God’s presence, I’m excited to introduce you to Sylvia Schroeder this week. We met in an online writer’s group and her words always point me toward a new way and our Savior. I know you’ll enjoy her words on how to look back …

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Joy that Pleases God

Welcome to 2018! It’s my hope and my focus this year to be a #PresentPresence. To that end, I’ll be taking a bit of a break and sharing some words of my friends each week here in January. I know you’ll love them as I do and we’ll begin with Gretchen Fleming. I began to …

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