Dream | Overcoming Challenges

Dream | Overcoming Challenges

I’ve shared this with people close to me over the last year but have not actually publicly shared about the need to overcome challenges since leaving my position in vocational ministry in 2012. The entire year related to 2013 has been tumultuous and chal...

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Faith | Bleach & Vinegar

Faith | Bleach & Vinegar

Bleach and Vinegar… These items present a vivid experience for our senses… We can see and smell them. Taste the bitter vinegar on our tongue. Feel the tightening of our drying skin from exposure to bleach. I have been updating and releasing blog po...

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Relationship | Dysfunctional Families

This afternoon my mother and I went to see “August: Osage County” featuring Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts and an ensemble cast. In the vein of dark dramas with comedy as a side note this movie ranks right up there with “War of the Roses”...

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Dream | A Voice of Direction

  Wherever you are in your journey, BE ENCOURAGED! When I lived as a prodigal, running from the pain of my choices and trauma in my life I worked at the Dallas County Courts. One day, as I worked the copy room, I received a call that would be a voice of d...

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Keys | Kingdom Access

Keys | Kingdom Access

Thinking on the meaning of KEYS today. After lunch with Daddy, he took me by the church offices to pick up a key card that will give me access to the church building for after business hour counseling/ministry sessions. Keys represent access, authority, safety...

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Faith | Set Your Heart on Jesus

Faith | Set Your Heart on Jesus

Make room for the baby heralded by angels, worshipped by wise men, adored by shepherds and the only begotten Son of God. He has always existed, is Lord of all creation and Savior of the world. Fix your heart on Him this Christmas and have you a Jesus year in 2...

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Coaching | Influence: Get On The Lampstand

Coaching | Influence: Get On The Lampstand

INFLUENCE I have had an incredible day. The first one in a very long time to be honest. Yet, something weighs on my spirit tonight and it comes to one word: Influence. A few years ago I took a position as an Administrative Assistant at Gateway Church in Southl...

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Coaching | Boundaries and Selfishness

Coaching | Boundaries and Selfishness

“Good fences make good neighbors…” Cliché as it may be, there in the midst of the familiar phrase lies a truth: the idea that good boundaries make good relationships. If you do not believe this to be true, then just jump into the life of an...

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Seeking Revival | The Cry Of Our Hearts

Seeking Revival | The Cry Of Our Hearts

When you hear the word REVIVAL what is the first thing you think of?  Having worked in a couple of different church environments in the last decade, I would say that most “church folk” think of a date on the calendar and powerful evangelists preac...

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Creative Expression | How Do You See It?

Creative Expression | How Do You See It?

“In the beginning God created…” Genesis 1:1 A number of years ago I worked in an after school program at a small baptist church in North Texas. Each day we brought just under one hundred elementary school aged children to the church to do hom...

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