worth the battle

I am a firm believer that God uses dreams to speak to us. He did it in the Bible after all. Why wouldn’t He still do so today? I had a particularly vivid dream the...

penny and sparrow.

I love music. It has been such an influential part of my life since I was young. I am always listening to music. I have a playlist for every mood. So I am constantly...

cut open to be healed

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about being cut open. Maybe because I recently had surgery. Maybe because I’m just morbid like that. If you’ve read any of my posts about health, you know...

insatiable.

In his book At Left Brain Turn Right, acting coach Anthony Meindl says: “The true source of happiness in creating is derived not in the end result of what creating can bring us because it’s insatiable,...

drop the gun. shredtown.

Where do I begin in saying just how proud of my brother that I am? The premiere of Shredtown’s first full-length film has been met with an overwhelming response. Drop the Gun has arrived. Do yourself a...

chocolate chip cookies: gluten-free, dairy-free

I am constantly trying to find great gluten free, dairy free desserts. These chocolate chip cookies – which are both of those things – are so incredibly delicious, and so quick and easy to make!...

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...

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...

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...