Once upon a time, I went to a Colombian restaurant with a group of friends. It was a weekend night, and there was a live band playing. Customers started to trickle to the dance floor, and soon enough, there was a good number of people swaying to the rhythm and showing off their moves. One … Continue reading Get your Groove On!
Last week, an acquaintance who grew up in Shanghai, China shared a most fascinating piece of information: he had NEVER seen more than 4 stars together in the sky when he was growing up! He would look in books as a child and wonder why there were so many stars in the books, but not … Continue reading Time to head Out of Town?
Winning in life is not about meeting great obstacles and overcoming them: it’s about navigating the challenges of everyday living, with courage and determination, on the good days and the bad days. David didn’t defeat Goliath because he was a great anointed king-to-be. He defeated Goliath because he consistently defeated the predators that attacked his … Continue reading Is Winning really Complicated?
Our imperfection is one God’s greatest strategies against the enemy. God could have decided that when Jesus died and rose, all who believed in Him would instantly become perfect, but He didn’t. Why? Because our imperfections are some of His most powerful weapons against darkness. If we were perfect it would be all too clear to … Continue reading The Brilliance of Imperfection
Did you know that to be a witness, you are required to have SEEN something? One definition of witness is “a person who sees an event.” Another definition is “to serve as evidence of” or “testify to.” The term witness is legal. You swear an oath to tell the truth before you testify as a … Continue reading Becoming the Evidence
One of the reasons many people remain poor is because it is easier to justify poverty than it is to justify prosperity. There will always be people to rally around you and attempt to comfort you when you make all your excuses for being poor. In fact, poverty makes you seem more relatable to the … Continue reading In Defense of Poverty