Power Out!

photo source Typically when I use the phrase, power out, I’m referring to some degree of productivity. As in, I’m going to power out on this laundry. Translation = I’m going to focus on the laundry until it’s done. However, last week an experience unique to those in the very southwest of the United States […]

Songs for Inspiration

Inspiration is all around us. It’s in the beautiful pictures you see scrolling by on Pinterest, the creative ideas that you glean from magazines and blogs, the poignant stories that you hear about hardships, adversity, and the fight for justice. It’s in the waves of the magnificent ocean God created, the tall mountains He built, […]

Encouragement: I’m Sorry, I Forgive You

Years ago a friend called me her Barnabus. I didn’t really know what that meant at the time. She explained that Barnabus meant “son of encouragement” or “son of consolation.” The Barnabus in the Bible was known for the way he encouraged those around him. She seemed to think that I was an encouragement to […]

Refresh Others & You Will Be Refreshed

Photo Source: D Sharon Pruitt Life is full of hard times and disappointments. There are little things that drag us down. And big things that can devastate us. And there are lots of things that fall somewhere in the middle. And it’s a complex life. Sometimes the day-to-day tasks and responsibilities can be harder to […]