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You Have It In You

I’m at the beach today, sitting in the shade of a little tree and listening the waves gently lap against the shore. The white sand beneath my feet is damp from rain and it is the perfect consistency to build a sand castle. It's so hot today that I’ve already gone into the water to… Continue reading You Have It In You

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What I Have Learned

by Shawn Johnson One thing I have learned during this pandemic is that we are made for community.  God said, “It is not good for man to be alone.” (Genesis 2:18)   The first community was one man, one woman, and God. Prior to March 11, 2020, when the CDC called Covid-19 a Pandemic, most of… Continue reading What I Have Learned

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The Odds

My friend, you are not here by mistake. You were created with a purpose and equipped to live it. You are loved by your Father in heaven and wrapped within His amazing embrace today. You are loved. What are the odds that you are here, right now, during this moment in history? Statisically, the probability… Continue reading The Odds

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The Perfect Day

by Kelly Pfeffer "Every follower of Jesus at some point will confront the Wall - or, as the ancients called it, "the dark night of the soul."  - Peter Scazzero, The Emotionally Healthy Spirituality Ten years ago, what I thought was the perfect day of my life happened.  The moment was the day of our… Continue reading The Perfect Day

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Peace in the Storm

Peace in the Storm by Shawn Johnson The thing about Southwest Florida is that every summer, we have afternoon storms. I am not a stranger to them. In fact, right now as I write this I am listening to the wind howl and wondering what kind of storm will this one be?  Will there be… Continue reading Peace in the Storm