When Longing For More Is Good

With the recent ice storm in the midwest, I was reminded of these amazing images I was able to capture a couple of years ago and the thoughts that they triggered.  Join me this week on a post from my past? “Those ice cakes may have traveled all the way from...

Fear Fighting: Beating The Beast of Worry

I know a true warrior and her name is Kelly Balarie.  She wars against fear and she also wars for encouragement in faith, hope, and love. I don’t know about you, but I need people like that on my side! That is why I want to introduce her and her new book, Fear...

When Longing for More is Good

“Those ice cakes may have traveled all the way from South Dakota,”  my dad said as he clicked away on his camera. The Missouri River runs through my town carrying ice cakes with it toward the gulf.  My dad, the kids and I explored it.  We watched the cakes...

When You Fear What Life May Bring

I’ve been enjoying some early before-the-kids-wake-up bike rides this summer.  My usual route takes me over a bridge which hovers over the enormous churning Missouri River. For me, riding over the Missouri River bridge by myself early in the morning is about as...

God-based vs. Fear-based Decisions

The Magic House… A magnificent old house in St. Louis filled with everything a child (and adult) longs to play with but doesn’t realize yet.  There is nothing commonplace or boring.  Unique excitement awaits around every corner and in every nook and...
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