Tag Archives: Be Not Afraid

Best life ever

Do not be afraid of holiness. It will take away none of your energy, vitality, or joy. On the contrary, you will become what the Father had in mind when he created you, and you will be faithful to your … Continue reading

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Fruits of the Spirit: Peace

News was coming from all sides, and none of it was good. My mother – breast cancer. Father-in-law – inoperable intestinal cancer. Daughter’s boyfriend – cancer. Leukemia finally took my cousin much too early. Yet in the midst of the … Continue reading

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Study Time

I’m am really looking forward to starting up a new Bible study for the fall. It’s such a great way to get into the word of God and build community. I can read on my own, and I can study … Continue reading

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Riding the Rapids

We were tubing down the Frio River many years ago, and our then 5-year-old daughter was going over some rapids that made her really nervous. She was bouncing her around on her tube, and she was not in control. We … Continue reading

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Holding on

I started Faith Circle with 5 teenagers. I wanted to help them grow in faith, give them a place to ask the hard questions, and have them taken seriously. So, I started. And, in order to keep it in my … Continue reading

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Great things

I realized recently that I am one of the most reticent people I know. At least when it comes to God. He keeps leading me to things, and every time I look at Him and say, “I don’t think I … Continue reading

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Are you going to be in New York?

  Life is full of surprises. It is easy to accept them when they bring joy, but not so easy when the surprise brings difficulty. Discover the stories that tell us how to live in those moments of uncertainty as … Continue reading

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Music Monday: You Make Me Brave – Amanda Cook

  As I wrote my first Bible study, Be Not Afraid: Living with Faith in the Midst of a Fearful World, I knew that there were so many people who needed to hear the words “Be Not Afraid” from their … Continue reading

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Let’s talk

“The Gospel lives in conversation with the culture, and if the Church holds back from the culture, the Gospel itself falls silent.” – Saint John Paul the Great We naturally gravitate towards people who think like we do, agree with … Continue reading

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Pathfinding

  My dear friends, I could use your help. I have started writing books, developing my website, public speaking, and generally expanding on what I started with this simple blog. As a part of the process, there are many suggestions on … Continue reading

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