Category Passion

Capturing and Savoring Moments

I love to catch a moment, if I am incredibly blessed I can snap a picture of it, but many moments are just indelibly etched upon my heart and hopefully stored up in perfect resolution in Heaven. Some moments are silly spontaneous moments. Some moments are sweet posed moments. Some happen when you least expect. […]

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Receiving Enthusiastically

Perhaps you are familiar with this verse, “Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” 2 Corinthians 9:7 (NIV) I have read many pieces written on being a cheerful giver.  I have been challenged lately to be a […]

Savor the Ordinary

Most days in my life are incredibly ordinary.  In fact, I am outrageously ordinary.  I am average on about every scale.  Average build.  Average hair.  Average intelligence.  Average physical ability. Some of my largest struggles in life – striving for greatness, attempting to overcome the ordinary. Until I finally began asking myself this question. What […]

Birthday, Beautiful Birthday!

I LOVE BIRTHDAYS! Today is my day of birth, delightfully known as my birthday! Birthdays are always such a gift to me!  It’s not a selfish desire.  It’s not about having the focus on me.  It’s not about presents or gifts, cake or ice cream. My birthday is always such an overwhelming time to focus […]

Listen for Passion

Are we listening for passion in the voices of the people we talk to each day?  What is it that makes their hearts sing?  How are they sharing it? I think one of the biggest ways to connect to people is to learn what their passion in life is and then to show an interest […]