No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: ‘Growth Spurts’ in Holiness

I must confess, this story does not end as well as I hoped it would.  I took my sweet niece to the movies yesterday to watch a beautifully animated story about a young girl's desire to become a ballet dancer in spite of great obstacles.  It was a lesson in overcoming difficulties to achieve one's …

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All Good Gifts

I must confess, I've always loved the Scripture from James 1:17, "...all that is good, all that is perfect, is given us from above; it comes down from the Father of all light..."  This past weekend there many "gifts" - blessings and experiences along the way in what was an extremely busy weekend.  Permit me to …

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I Was Going to Write Something Amazing…

I must confess, I was going to write something amazing, but I'm saving that for my next post.  In the meantime, I wanted to share with you a few facts about me, the Sunny Side of Me... as I am just starting this new endeavor and thought we should get acquainted.  I have always been …

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Consistent Inconsistency

I must confess, I struggle to pray consistently.  I can relate to Mike Yaconelli when he writes in his book, Messy Spirituality, that the only constant in his spiritual life is his inconsistency.  What's so important in my life that I can't get a regular prayer routine going?  When things are going rough I seem to ALWAYS …

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