My Most Authentic Job

Don't Call Me Dumb

Creativity is great for the brain and the heart. That made me realize that my lawn looks like a Jackson Pollock painting. Dandelions and weeds everywhere—in spite of some very expensive fertilizer stuff guaranteed to kill the bad and nourish the good. Truth is, my life sorta resembles a Pollock painting. There’s nothing linear about it at the moment. I’m circling in a lot of directions, splattering, and making a work of art that some people will love and others will judge as trash.

I’m good with that. So good.

That’s because it’s finally sinking in that I’m here to paint a life that God wants. That’s it. I’m not here to judge anyone—including myself. I’m not here to rant about the unfairness of the world.  I’m here to change my world. That means I love without borders. I give without thought of getting. I can’t worry what others…

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  1. I can so relate to your dandelions but we have yet to use some weed and feed. Recently read your book “Living Joyfully in Troubled TImes”. THANK YOU!!! Your inspired words have helped me so much. I am sharing with others so they can hear our loving Father’s words through your writing. Grateful you are sharing your gifts and talents with others. – Beth Teeples – Salt Lake City, UT

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