Seek the Lord.

"I sought the Lord, and He answered me, And delivered me from all my fears." - Psalm 34:4 Our society is based on fear. Everywhere we turn in life, we are bombarded with messages of fear. I am reminded of this often in my job. I work in driver growth for Lyft. (Basically, my job … Continue reading Seek the Lord.

“Do you understand what I have done for you?” – Jesus

It's Easter week, which means my heart is about to jump out of my chest. There are so many reasons why Easter is my favorite week of the year. If you know me well, you have heard about the Saturday night Easter invitation I very reluctantly accepted seven years ago. I had been deeply hurt … Continue reading “Do you understand what I have done for you?” – Jesus

Struggles, scars and taking the hat off

I had a conversation with an 11-year-old girl last night who is going through things no child should ever have to face. As she vented about nobody possibly being able to understand what she's going through, I remembered my own childhood and feeling the exact same way. "You're right, kid. I can't possibly understand what … Continue reading Struggles, scars and taking the hat off

Three things to shift perspective

"It's just a hard season." I said this one day a few weeks ago and a trusted friend reminded me that it is always  a hard season with me. Ouch. It doesn't get anymore blatant than that. I walked away from that conversation feeling frustrated with myself. That's not the kind of person I want … Continue reading Three things to shift perspective

Ripping the roof off

One day He was teaching; and there were some Pharisees and teachers of the law sitting there, who had come from every village of Galilee and Judea and from Jerusalem; and the power of the Lord was present for Him to perform healing. And somemen were carrying on a bed a man who was paralyzed; … Continue reading Ripping the roof off