It’s Complicated

It’s Complicated

When I was a kid, my dad used to say to me, “K-I-S-S, Jayne, KISS.” While some would like to believe that he was communicating love and affection for me, he was actually teaching me an important life lesson that I still need to hear: “Keep It Simple, Stupid.” While...
3 R’s of Vision Keeping

3 R’s of Vision Keeping

For it is God who is at work in you, both to will and to work for His good pleasure. –Philippians 2:13 NASB …[F]ixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down...
3 R’s of Vision Keeping

Building Walls

Scripture: Nehemiah 4:1-6 A few months ago, we made the decision to renovate a property my mother wants to sell. Armed with confidence, a little bit of skill and HGTV, we bit off what we thought would be an easy four-week flip. We are now in deep with rotted joists,...
3 R’s of Vision Keeping

Mary’s Vision

Scripture: Luke 1-2 In Luke’s Gospel, the story is told of how an angel came to Mary to tell her of the coming of the Messiah. She believed his proclamation and the vision of what her future would become. Why? What drove this uneducated young girl to tolerate very...
3 R’s of Vision Keeping

This One Thing

Mark 5:25-34 When I think about vision, I think about what could be—if I plant this sapling, if I cut out carbs, if I invest in this friendship. There is something that is not yet but has the potential to be if I were to do this one thing. So, my “vision” drives me to...