Kingdom Lifestyle: Worry

The wisdom of Yoda insists: Do or do not, there is no try. But, what if instead of trying or doing we spent more time at being? More time settling into who we are, what we are, where we are, when we are. I find myself exerting so much of my energy and time in changing myself and my surroundings. … Continued


Kingdom Lifestyle: Money

Some years ago, I learned a great word: boondoggle. It’s a funny word. Oftentimes, using it in conversation elicits a look of confusion or a giggle, as though the word was made up or used as onomatopoeia. But, in fact, boondoggle is a real word with a great definition: “work or activity that is wasteful … Continued


Kingdom Lifestyle: Why Do You Pray?

“And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your … Continued


Kingdom Lifestyle: Motives

Have you ever asked yourself: “Why am I serving? What is my motivation for volunteering for this ministry or helping my neighbor?” We are wired from a very young age to seek approval from others. As children, we longed to hear our parents congratulate and praise us for our achievements. On a daily basis, my toddler does certain … Continued


Hiding is a Red Flag

I can remember one of the first instances I felt the need to hide. I was in elementary school. At the time, Lee Majors played the Six Million Dollar Man on TV. He was the coolest! In the show, whenever the Six Million Dollar Man did a great feat, it was always done in slow … Continued