Can I Really Dream?

Dream. What does the word evoke in you? Does your pulse quicken at the thought of future possibilities? Do you have a bucket list? Or do you tend to brush the word away, asking, "Who has time for that? There's work to be done!" Is dreaming frivolous? Or is it necessary? I'll tell you what I used to think...and what I think now. Will you join … [Read more...]

Different Kinds of Dreams

  Dreams come in all shapes and sizes. Some are concrete and easily measurable: Hitting your goal weight or running a marathon. Flipping a house. Starting a business. Finishing college. Having another baby. Writing a book. Other dreams are not so tangible. They involve interior or relational work. It's a sense of … [Read more...]

You Did What in Houston?

You Did What in Houston?

There are definite moments, days, seasons even, when I want to cry out, "Where are You, God? Where is the life of freedom and abundance that You promise?" At these times, I need to consult the evidence I've compiled about Him. If there's a problem, I'm pretty sure it's not on His end. He's been faithful to show up and provide for me over and … [Read more...]

Dear Dreamer

Dear Dreamer

Dear God-sized dreamer, Yes, you. The one who wonders if you even have a God-sized dream... The one who can't hear God speaking... The one who is weary... The one who is hurting... Dreamer, I have a special message for you at my second home, God-sized Dreams. I'd love for you to join me there. Please click here to continue to the … [Read more...]

Ready to Run?

Ready to Run?

  I fought back the condemning words in my own mind and the sadness and shame they carried with them: failure. Can you imagine what everyone must think of you? My inability to adequately allay the anxiety overwhelmed me. In my head, I knew all the truths that should have encouraged me, but they simply couldn't dispel my emotion. Or … [Read more...]

For When You Need to Lay Your Dream Down

For When You Need to Lay Your Dream Down

  Within 2 years of being married, the children started coming. Like any new mom, I began forming dreams for them, imagining what their coming years would be like. Now, nearly 12 years later, there are some dreams I've had to lay down. I'm writing about it over at God-sized Dreams today. Will you join me there? Click here to read at … [Read more...]

Things I Learned While Dreaming in 2013 {A Freedom Reflection}

Things I Learned While Dreaming in 2013 {A Freedom Reflection}

Trigger warning: child sexual abuse It was a moment of delight when God laid the word freedom on my heart for 2013. Who doesn't want more of that? Sign me up, I thought...without regard for what it would entail. I didn't stop to consider that whole "conquering of the things that enslaved me" part of it. I dreamed of freedom from the effects of … [Read more...]

A Dream Realized {And It’s for You!}

A Dream Realized {And It’s for You!}

A year ago, one hundred women set sail on a dream journey. Of God-sized proportions. We set sail into uncharted waters, but not without a Guide. And a crew. Today, I am thrilled to announce the realization of one such dream, for my dear friend Christine Wright. God nudged her to start imagining a place of encouragement for dreamers. She … [Read more...]

A Transition Week {Thanks for Dreaming}

A Transition Week {Thanks for Dreaming}

Your time is precious. Maybe your inboxes and readers are cluttered. When you turn the devices off, there is life to live. So, thank you. If you've taken this dream journey with me, read even one post or said one prayer during this God-sized Dream series... Thank you. The official 6 month project/book launch/series is done. What … [Read more...]

I’m Here {A Dream Analysis}

I’m Here {A Dream Analysis}

You’re reading a God–Sized Dreams post. Each Tuesday, a team of God-sized dreamers writes on the progress of their dreams, spurred by the wisdom in Holley Gerth’s new book, You’re Made for a God-Sized Dream: Opening the Door to All God Has for You. For all my posts in this series, please click here. This week's assignment: share an update with us … [Read more...]