My 2014 was filled with highs and lows like many of yours were I’m sure. The biggest ‘high’ was publishing my first novel, HOPE IN THE RAIN, this past April – a veritable milestone and an unexpected gift in my life! With that came book
I was privileged last week to play ‘Santa’ and deliver gifts to a local family that my company adopted for the holidays. When I got to the last item (an envelope filled with gift cards for her to treat her family to a night out, for food or just to have the ability to buy her own gifts for her kids), I broke down. I handed her the envelope and told her what was inside, then as she stood there and cried, I cried right along with her and hugged her. She was overwhelmed by the generous gifts we had donated and her reaction almost brought me to my knees. I will cherish that memory forever – seeing her face and h
In many other ways however, 2014 has been a year of ‘wandering in the desert’ – trying to find my way back home, or to a place where I feel at home. During a recent trip to my favorite Asian restaurant, my fortune from a cookie read, ‘You will soon find new adventure in life.’ I like that! So many things have happened lately to make me realize that what I want, and what God wants for me, may be two very different things. But until I know for sure what path to travel, I will continue to seek His face and commit my new year to God and getting to know Him better. I’m up for a new adventure in 2015 as long as I know God is lighting the way before me. Besides, I know myself well enough by now that if I go my own way…I’m sure to either get lost or miss my exit. I’m a horrible navigator – always more worried about finding the next Starbucks than anything else!
So, here’s t
Until then, I wish you all a wonderful and Happy New Year! God bless!