Auld Lang Syne … Farewell, 2017!

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Oh, the end of the year. It’s the time when people vow to be a completely different person by the stroke of midnight on January 1st 2018. All whilst leaving their old ways, and some people, behind. Ah, joy.  Continue reading

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The Only Validation Needed is God’s

In my post, Wandering the Concrete Wilderness, I mentioned that I asked a couple of people what they thought about me becoming an EMT. I had already been given instructions, but I looked for validation, which would justify me giving in to my fears. Well, I just want to share two things that I learned from that Continue reading

Putting Our Gifts to Use


Let’s not allow our skills, talents, and God given gifts to go to waste. We know what they are. If we aren’t too sure, we can ask God to reveal them to us. Let’s not hide our gifts out of fear, lack of confidence, lack of faith, pride, laziness, or anything else. Don’t worry about who isn’t supportive. We have a whole Godhead on our side.
Be empowered, be encouraged, and do what you’ve been called to do. Imagine how far God will take you once you trust Him with your gifts. Imagine all the people out there, who need that very thing you can do, in the way only YOU can do it. Go on now! Don’t sleep on yourself.

God has given each of you a gift from his great variety of spiritual gifts. Use them well to serve one another.  1 Peter 4:10 NLT