The Trouble With Guilt

This is not a post about the kind of guilt that we feel when we commit sin.  I would like to post on that sometime…but not today.  Today I want to write about the guilt that we feel because we live in the 21st century, or in America, or in a middle class family, or…

Sarah, Pack A Sacrifice

As I sat in a planning meeting preparing to leave for a 10-day humanitarian trip to Guatemala, I had a distinct phrase float into my mind.  I pay attention to float-ins and this one in particular stuck with me:  PACK A SACRIFICE. This became my mini-mission as I thought about what to put in my suitcase.  We…

Principle #2: Take It Easy

Well, by now you’ve set your goals and are well on your way to stardom.  But I am still stuck with a list of possibilities that need to be reconsidered and trimmed down.  I took my own advice and just allowed the ideas to come.  I prayed hard and specifically to be led to goals…