An Invitation

My writing normally reflects what’s happening in my life. I tend to keep my thoughts private until I’ve had time to process them and I’m ready to share them. As with most people, sharing thoughts from my heart is no comfortable thing. It was new to me today to realize that as I dig deeper … More An Invitation

Made Alive with Christ

i was lost. involved in a porn addiction. viewed women as objects. thought life was an accident. wore masks for false identity. committed fornication. suffered as a people pleaser. manipulated others. battled with homosexuality. found comfort in money. was trapped in lies. doubted God existed. asked JESUS to be my savior. confessed. i prayed. others … More Made Alive with Christ

Facing Fear

I am currently in Madagascar where I will be serving with Mercy Ships for eight months. During my free time, I will be taking free family photos throughout the country. My hope is that by freely offering my time and talent, I will be able instill dignity and bring hope to families – as many … More Facing Fear

2014 Shipyard Update

Things are getting exciting in dry dock. Both rudders, propellers and propeller shafts have been removed from the ship, serviced and reinstalled. The hull of the ship has been sandblasted and repainted (had to get the barnacles off of her). Our bow thrusters have been completely overhauled by Rolls-Royce mechanics. We dropped anchor (onto the dock) cleaned the … More 2014 Shipyard Update

Sensitive Choices

This was my morning devotional from my Life Application Study Bible I always refer to (thank you Patricia!!!). MAKING CHOICES ON SENSITIVE ISSUES (1 Corinthians 9-10) All of us make hundreds of choices every day. Most choices have no right or wrong attached to them — like what you wear or what you eat. But … More Sensitive Choices

My Identity Story

“I’m just a collection of expectations of others,” wrote Angie Wiranata.* Why do I do what I do? A classic question to discover your motives. How would I have answered? Me, I did for others approval. For as long as I can remember, I’ve lived my life trying to please people and get them to … More My Identity Story

Guard Your Heart

I figured it’s been a long time since I’ve posted anything, and because I can’t seem to finish anything I’ve begun writing, I should just start posting my thoughts from my morning devotion. Being that I am in the middle of the world (somewhere around 0° 0′ 0″ N, 0° 0′ 0″ E to be … More Guard Your Heart