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God-sized Dreams: A Christmas Gift for Your Heart (Guest Post by Holley Gerth)

By On December 22, 2010

*Special Guest Post Today* by author and speaker Holley Gerth*  Holley and I write alongside each other for DaySpring's (In)Courage site (Holley is Co-Founder & Sr. Editor).  I'm especially blessed by her… Read More


What A Vietnam Vet Taught Me About My Personal Battles (How God Is Setting Me Free)

By On November 11, 2010

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” ~ Plato Maybe it’s because I grew up in Silicon Valley surrounded by engineers.  For whatever reason, I had never met… Read More


Blessings That Grow In The Dark

By On August 20, 2010

“Do not despise the first season of growth for anything in your life.”  ~  Tammy Maltby I didn’t know that onions grew in the dark until I pulled one sprouting flowers out… Read More


Navigating The Gulf Between Inspiration And Application

By On August 3, 2010

“Executives know too well the gulf between inspiration and application is sometimes decades-wide.”  ~ Ben Dobbin Ever been zapped with inspiration, only to find a disconnect in your experience?   It doesn’t mean… Read More


Falling Divinely In Love

By On February 2, 2010

  “I cannot fix the hour, or the spot, or the look, or the words which laid the foundation. It is too long ago. I was in the middle before I knew… Read More


A Christmas Eve — Just For Us

By On December 24, 2009

It’s Christmas Eve … What are your plans? The question of where I will be and who I will be with comprise the top questions of the week.   Practically every conversation… Read More


A Star Moves To Hope Again

By On December 16, 2009

Once upon a time, there was a girl who saw stars in the sky and dreamed to touch them, one by one.  As she reached for the twinkling lights, clouds moved in,… Read More


The Journal: Gifts Sent Incognito

By On December 8, 2009

I don’t remember what the weather was like that day, what I ate for breakfast or anything much else. The single image that protrudes from details washed away by time is a… Read More


Remaking My Christmas Memories

By On December 4, 2009

I was looking for ways to remake Christmas memories from the past. I found inspiration in Tammy Maltby’s The Christmas Kitchen to create new Christmas moments with love that last. When I… Read More


The Power of Talk: Spiritual Vocabulary

By On November 12, 2009

As we walk through the daily grind, the type of conversations we have with God make up our spiritual vocabulary. As a parent of young children, I am constantly bombarded with new… Read More


Man Shall Not Live By Rice Alone

By On August 26, 2009

To ride out the economic hard times, let us encourage one another by filling up on God’s Promises. As a little girl, growing up American-Chinese in the church, I wondered what it… Read More


Aaron Shust Gives It All Away

By On August 7, 2009

Artist: Aaron Shust Album: Anything Worth Saying Year: 2005 Title: Give It All Away Our featured Worship Smoothie today comes to us from Aaron Shust, an American Christian contemporary music artist.  To… Read More