This Man: Lessons from the Homeless

It was a regular weekday morning and I was excited that I had a couple hours to spare before my next meeting.  When I considered all the ways I could spend my time, the first and most gratifying option was to eat. I chose McDonald’s because it was nearby.  Pancakes and sausage, here I come! About thirty minutes […]

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Bird’s Eye View: How to Trust God’s Perspective

  This patient bird was in a tall tree in front of my house. I shot this photo a few years ago and happened to stumble upon it the other day.   The message that speaks through this image seems more relevant now than it did back then. I remember taking this shot and thinking to myself, What is she looking […]

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Fear of the Street View

It was rush hour traffic on the streets of Washington, D.C.  I had just left my group to sneak off to a museum for an hour and was walking back to my hotel before the street lights came on.  In my mind, I thought it would be an easy left, right, and two more lefts back […]

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Getting Through Your Frustrations

I recently traveled to the Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee just to get a way – to get away from all the things that were keeping me down emotionally.  (Believe me when I say the weight was getting a little heavy.) I suppose I thought that if I climbed higher to seek God, I would […]

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It’s Our Time

This sweet image touched my heart.  I saw a father and son spending quality time on a Sunday afternoon, carrying on in a devoted conversation as if the shouts and cheers from sports fans around them were non-existent. This image made me think of our Father in heaven.  Regardless of the noise occurring around us, […]

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Peace I Leave with You

I have not been to a whole lot of funerals in my lifetime.  In fact, I try to avoid them as often as possible because they are so sorrowful and I am just utterly afraid of them.  So, when a dear church friend passed away last week, I immediately thought of ways to get out […]

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Encounters with Jesus

  Sometimes, it only takes one brief encounter to change your entire life.  Just one. (This photo was taken at the Outcry Tour in Southaven, Mississippi.)      

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