Gratitude as Prayer

Gratitude as Prayer

Even in their worry Paul knows there are still things to be thankful for. And as they season their requests and petitions with gratitude, they will better recognize the hand of God already at work on their behalf.

My Word of the Week: Unspoken

My Word of the Week: Unspoken

Sometimes, when Monday rolls around and I need to choose a word of the week that encapsulates what’s happening around me, the things going on in my life are too sensitive and raw or so personal and intimate, I can’t write about them. I can’t even talk about them, and often, I don’t even want to admit them to myself.

My Word of the Week: Energy

My Word of the Week: Energy

On Sunday, after we’d all eaten more pizza than we should have, after I nearly forgot the homemade zucchini bread in the back of the van and had to run out to fetch it, and after my sisters presented Dad with a new set of corn hole boxes, crafted by my brother-in-law Troy, and …

My Word of the Week: Off

My Word of the Week: Off

off – adverb | \ˈȯf\ : away from a place : away from a main road, path, etc. : at a distance in time or space I got up early on Sunday morning, and instead of grabbing a book and a cup of coffee and heading to the couch like I had planned, I decided to work on...