Be There.

This week, my heart broke. I looked him in the eye and asked how he was doing. His bravado was extinguished by familial dysfunction and he couldn’t keep back the tears. He shared and I listened. I reassured and reminded him I would be there. He walked away and I wanted to do so much […]

BOOK REVIEW: Moment Maker

Moment Maker: You Can Live Your Life or It Will Live You by Carlos Whittaker I have to admit, when I first began reading Moment Maker, I thought, “Oh no. It’s an autobiography filled with uninteresting stories and wasted pages.” That’s bad, right? You see, I’m a highlighter-in-hand, let-me-find-the-cool-quotes, idea-seeking kind of book reader. However, […]

BOOK REVIEW: Primal Fire

Primal Fire: Reigniting the Church with the Five Gifts of Jesus by Neil Cole “I want to be part of an unstoppable Jesus movement in our day–a wildfire of the Spirit that spreads rapidly and uncontrollably and leaves behind people who are transformed into healthy, mature, life-giving followers of King Jesus . . . I […]

Jump In

A gold leaf falls down hard upon cold ground. Green leaf hangs on to life yet knows her end. Each day we pray true life and joy be found. Moments matter enjoying time we spend. She fell and we cried hard. She’s missed. It’s cold. Death came before winter and took her life. Winter had […]

Won’t Hold Back

I’ve got things to say. Some of it might surprise you. Some of it might make you question the very things you cling to. All of it will be straight from the heart. Follow my blog? If I get 25 followers by Wednesday, I’ll post something weekly and I won’t hold back. www.istoriaville.wordpress.com