Beauty from Ashes

Yesterday was my first official day of working for myself, and guess what I did? I went for a hike, worked on flags, and went to a Padres game: three things I wouldn’t’ve been able to do at my old job…oh, and I drove through traffic, but that was a perk at my old job every day, and believe it or not, the traffic was amazing.

As I was bumper to bumper on the highway, Continue reading

In the Presence of Honor

Last night, I was invited to a very special meeting and ended up in a room full of people honoring one another. I sat there thinking, “How did I get invited to this? Thank you, God, for thinking of me.” It was truly amazing: a night of ordination, a night of declaring what’s to come, a night of honoring those stepping up into their calling. There’s just something about “honor,” and I’ve been talking to God a lot about it lately because I haven’t fully understood it, and I felt like God answered a lot of my questions by placing me in that room. Continue reading