I love a new year. It makes me happy. It is all the freshness, the blank slate and all the potential waiting in those next 12 months looming ahead. It is the time of year that I love to get refocused on long simmering goals, and re-energizing those I may not have met during the…

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  Let it be with me according to your word. ~Luke 1:38 In the beginning, God created it all. All.Of.It. From nothing. He created everything. And he did it by saying ‘let there be…’ and things just appeared. Air, clouds, dirt, oceans, deserts, birds and cows and flies. [pullquote width=”300″ float=”right”]Stars and angels sat on…

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Raise your hand if you have never written a New Year’s Resolution, never started SOMETHING new in January, never thought to yourself, “This time I’ll ________.” For example, “This time, I’ll remember that only old school (ahem) writers still double space at the end of a sentence, so I will remember to discipline my left…

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Mark Twain said, “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” I love this quote. When I first heard it, it stuck in my head. Twain’s words make me think about what I believe are the two greatest beginnings in life: a…

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