Category Courage

Facing Roadblocks of Regret and Remorse

I have sat staring at a white space with flashing cursor for a while now, wondering how do I even begin.  I’ve got stacks of notes and scribbles.  I’ve got a message burning to be shared. But the thing is, this message it’s both gruesome and glorious.  It’s personal and in a lot of ways […]

Potholes and Debris in Our Paths

Difficulties.  Setbacks.  Brokenness.  Destruction.  The imperfect paths of our lives are often littered with potholes and debris. Some potholes are barely noticeable, some debris is merely dried leaves that crumble when stepped on.  Other potholes cause us to bounce in back jarring ways bringing blowouts & breakdowns, and debris so large & overreaching its removal […]

Going on Glimpses

Have you ever driven in the dark in a thick fog or snow storm, a time when visibility is greatly reduced?  When seeing just a glimpse of the familiar, a road sign or a landmark, reassures you that you are going the right direction. Have you ever pondered how great the encouragement is from the […]

Embrace the Encounter

Yesterday I went to the dentist.  Time for my six month cleaning.  No problem.  I got this.  No wait, not really. Lately, I have had this personal challenge presented to me.  Let’s call it a God theme, a reoccurring message which emphasizes something I feel personally convicted to work on.  For me, the theme is […]

Encouragement Within the Struggle

Struggles stink.  There is no amount of scent that can cover up the odor of a time of trial.  We naturally do not want to gravitate towards or slowly marinate in troubles.  I think most of us would rather avoid or fix what pains us as quickly as possible. How do we find encouragement in […]