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the grass is greener…

A couple of weeks ago, I went to a Q&A at Bel Air Presbyterian with DeVon Franklin, the Senior VP of Production at Columbia Pictures, about the making of Heaven Is For Real. He...

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average

Average. It’s not great. It’s not bad. It’s just… Average. What if we were all average?¬†What would this world look like? There would be no great inventions, no new discoveries, no medical cures, no...

August 16, 2013

no strength left to weep

How do we react towards God when things get tough? When all seems lost. When everything is taken from us? It’s easy – in our culture especially – to compare ourselves to others. To...

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the narrow road.

I have been praying a lot recently about serving. What is my ministry? And within days a good friend of mine approached me with this program called “Pearls” to mentor to young girls about...

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dancing in the rain

I remember when I was little, one of my favorite things to do was to play outside in the rain. The rain is actually one of the things I miss most about Texas. I...

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for when I am weak, then I am strong.

Recovering from surgery has been interesting. I am used to being very active – going on walks, running down to the ocean and back, hiking, doing yoga, weight training. My active lifestyle may, in...

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going home

I couldn’t be happier to say that Mark was released from the hospital last night. He got to go home with his two amazing parents, my sweet sister, Liz, and her husband, David. I...

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He heals the brokenhearted.

This is a story of hope, heart, and healing. My sweet nephew, Mark, just turned two on April 17. He had a Ninja Turtles themed birthday party. I had the privilege of flying home...

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don’t look back

A little over three years ago, I walked into Elise Joan’s yoga class. Little did I know, this was no ordinary yoga class. Elise plays hip hop music and the class is highly “athletic.”...