Day 21 – The Spin Cycle

One of the many joys of writing this ministry series is that I get to focus on things we tend to overlook in our busy lives, like the washing machine cycles and ordinary weather phenomenons. Whether you realize it or not, you will pay more attention to them each week as they both serve as…

Day 14 – Step on the Scale

I’m curious. When was the last time you stepped on the scale? Some people check every single day! That may seem excessive, but when you’re dieting or experimenting with a new lifestyle, you see weight loss (or gain) as the measuring stick to determine whether you’ve met your goal. What if I told you that…

Day 8 – Unfinished

There is always work to be done. Your to-do list tends to take on a life of its own at times. If you’re honest, the majority of your to-dos should be for someone else to do. We oftentimes put things on our lists that will make someone else’s life easier, and all the while God…

Day 7 – Every Creation Surrenders

We all surrender eventually, but we struggle to surrender all. I gave a talk to a group of beautiful women this past weekend. As I made my way to nearly every woman in attendance, I noticed a common theme. When I introduced myself as Michelle, the response was the same at every exchange — “Oh,…