The most important Gift!

There is a Mexican folk tale that we read every Christmas at our house. It is the story of a little girl named Juanita and the special gift she brought to the baby Jesus on la Noche Buena. The story begins with Juanita walking through the village market on Christmas

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Room in Your Inn?

If you ever wondered if God has a sense of humor you should see the shiner I am sporting on my left eye for Christmas. I rushed to a minister's meeting focused ironically on finding peace at Christmas, then I rushed to a beautiful prayer breakfast where Amy Grant sang

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The True Meaning of Christmas

  We are all looking for ways to experience the true meaning of Christmas with our family! Carols for Cancer has become a beautiful family tradition of candlelight, Nashville's finest songwriters and musicians, family caroling, warm chocolate chip cookies and candy canes! Carols for Cancer was created as a way to give kids

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The Angel and the Raven

It is with much humility and joy that I present to you my new book, The Angel and the Raven. I have been writing poems, journals, prayers, sermons, school essays, blogs, and stories for as long as I can remember. It is my way of talking with God about my

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Urgent: Never Postpone Joy

The road of Life is set before us. There is a beginning and an end. There are only so many breaths permitted in the gorgeous order of creation. Every story is written with prophets and demons, straight paths and dead ends, holy signs and devil's curses, great love and painful

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Airbrushed Faith

We live in a culture that encourages perfection. Or at least the ruse of perfection. Thanks to Facebook, Instagram, and all the other virtual stages, we can present to the world a version of ourselves and our lives that make others drool. We can put up pictures of our kids

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