Just Pedal

This short vignette, “Just Pedal”, was given to me many years ago. The person who sent it to me was very aware of my struggles and was compelled to share it with me. Although that person is no longer a part of my life, I continue to have a great love and respect for them […]

Be a Peacemaker

Why be a peacemaker? Hate is such an ugly emotion. Intentional and malicious cruelty with no other purpose than to cause another human being pain is definitely not in any Scripture that I’ve ever studied. Twisting truths and purposely lying just to feel good about oneself is the very essence of hatred. It is a […]

In the Blink of an Eye

Things can and will change in the blink of an eye! I write often about change and the need to embrace it. I think it is so very important for those of us in addiction recovery and mental health treatment to address this issue with open minds and open hearts. We obviously need change, but […]

Only the Lonely

Being lonely is something that, while not the best feeling, is one that we are all acquainted with. I would even go as far to say that it is a feeling that is necessary to experience at some point in our lives, and I think we all have. My own familiarity with loneliness has been […]

All Things New!

(Note: I wrote this at the beginning of 2016, but it is still so true, except now I’m close to my son!) He makes all things new! Here we are again, another new year! I hear so many people say how happy they are for a new year because the one we left was so […]

Adventures in Faith

My Father makes my life an adventure at times, for lack of a better term. The adventure gives me a sense of excitement and anticipation. Many times the things that are unknown to me are not frightening because God is with me, and because I am sure He is there, I can take certain risks […]