Be Still and Listen

Be Still and Listen

When my children were small and it was nap time, I would tell them to simply be still. I thought...

Forgive Quickly–Life is Short

Forgive Quickly–Life is Short

At the risk of losing a couple of subscribers like the last time I wrote on this controversial topic, I’m...

Thank You

Thank You

           I learned an important lesson from Kelsea Ballerini, and it wasn’t that I miss me more. For those of...

God is Faithful

God is Faithful

In today’s world, everything is about outcomes. We plan and strategize to satisfy a goal or complete a project or...

The Gift of Being Stubborn

The Gift of Being Stubborn

Stubborn. Strong-willed. These are not words that seem like positive traits or gifts, especially if they refer to a toddler....

God’s Mission is NOT Impossible

God’s Mission is NOT Impossible

Has God ever sent you on a mission that seemed impossible? I don’t mean a mission trip to Africa. I...

A Wave Tossed by the Wind

A Wave Tossed by the Wind

At the beginning of the Summer, I planned out goals for each month, and then, life happened. I’ve heard it...

Southern Sands Newsletter

Southern Sands Newsletter

The Wind and the Waves Over the Fourth of July Holiday, I woke up to a radiant sunrise. I enjoyed...

Southern Phrases

Southern Phrases

If you follow this blog, you know that I’m supposed to be taking a break from posting while I write...

Becoming a Skillful Sailor

Becoming a Skillful Sailor

“Smooth seas don’t make skilled sailors.” African Proverb. I read that on the side of my frozen yogurt cup the...