Category Archives: Transformation

How looking in the mirror teaches us our “who” and our “do” – and some big news about Jen on FB Live starting March 21

“How did becoming a Christian change your life?” her sweet, innocent voice asks, the telephone line connecting me to California. “That’s a good question,” I answered Grace, our niece whose name means all things beauty. “Becoming a Christian taught me my “who” and my “do,” I finally answer, relieved when I can put words to such a life […]


Read More
 
 

I am praying for our nation, and I have something to say about this election.

Our country is at a crossroads, and we need a fearless leader.    We have two candidates who can win the Presidency, and we have to get behind one.  Two people — two platforms — two belief systems by which to govern this great nation. The Supreme Court justices the new President appoints will govern the laws of our […]


Read More
 
 

When You Must Look at What You Don’t Want to See (meeting grace and truth in hard places)

Shutting our eyes is easier than opening them wide to the hard truth, because the hard truth casts light on what we don’t want to see. It’s a strange truth that people don’t want to see their own messes because if we look at them we think that will make us look messy. But a […]


Read More
 
 

Why you Need Grace and Truth for Real Change to Happen

It can get messy trying to figure out how change really happens.  When we don’t deal with hurts, when we bury or mask truth, things only get worse. The other day when I was speaking in a public school, a girl asked me how to deal with sexual abuse. I knew it was an honest question […]


Read More
 
 

Choose Forgiveness

In January, we get to hit the “reset” button. New goals, new focus, new direction. I love January because we get to start again — it’s like the morning light washing away the darkness of “what was” and becoming, “What will be?”       We take stock of the roads we have traveled and lay out the paths […]


Read More