3 Things a Paper-Airplane-Throwing 7-Year-Old Taught Me

3 Things a Paper-Airplane-Throwing 7-Year-Old Taught Me

Recently, have you run fingers through your hair, scrubbed your eyes with your palms, and shook your head mid-challenge with a difficult person? I have runways filled with days like that. Most days. Three weeks ago, I returned to public school classrooms as a... read more
How to Get Rid of Condemnation in One Prayer

How to Get Rid of Condemnation in One Prayer

​A​t 3:14 ​on Wednesday, a quiet miracle happened on the western bank of the Willamette River. Every Wednesday, I take a block of time to be alone with Jesus. I call it Wordless Wednesday. This week, I settled in on a bench on my favorite path at Willamette Park,... read more
Your Kingdom Come, Pure Well Be Done

Your Kingdom Come, Pure Well Be Done

Busy in my literary garage with a Black and Decker table saw on the workbench, buzzing and retrofitting planks for my writing platform, I blew out a frustrated breath. I’d received an email that day about a difficult person, and I wasn’t prepared to deal with the... read more
Discouraged? 3 Tips to Recalibrate Your Trajectory

Discouraged? 3 Tips to Recalibrate Your Trajectory

When the needle on the stress-o-meter goes haywire, how do you recalibrate your trajectory? When you need to forgive yourself, but feel stuck in the past, how do you move forward? I recently I found myself contending with doubt, fear, and discouragement. I felt... read more
God’s Timing:  Jakob Voorhies

God’s Timing: Jakob Voorhies

What did Jesus mean when He said, “I am the light of the world?” What’s the importance of when He spoke those words? Meet Spirit-filled Jakob Voorhies, a good friend from Bethesda Church. Sunday we had a really cool talk about God’s timing!... read more
The Game is Afoot: The Power of Audio Bible

The Game is Afoot: The Power of Audio Bible

Last week, I saw Wonder Woman with my best friend. The action-packed movie was filled with adventures of Wonder Woman, Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. She leaves her home for the first time and fights in a war to end all wars,... read more
The Secret of Guilt-Free Living: The River Radio Show

The Secret of Guilt-Free Living: The River Radio Show

Like me, do you play and replay scenes of past events in your mind and wish you could move forward without condemnation? Last week I had an awesome chat with Maxine Marsolini on her program The River Blog Talk Radio. We unearthed the secret of guilt-free living and... read more

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