My morning has changed a lot since the last time, I blogged about it HERE & HERE. I’m trying to be more intentional with how I spend my hours earlier in the day. No, I don’t get up at 5 am for a brisk run that aligns my heart and mind for the day but kudos to … More My 2017 Morning Routine + the Beautiful Word Devotional
I’ve had a tough week, seriously, I’m in desperate need of resurrection Sunday. When we visited Israel in 2011, we visited the Church of Agony & I know I mention this story every Easter related post but that’s because it really means THAT much to mean and putting that experience into words is way way harder … More Easter Reflection | 2017
As Kingfishers Catch Fire by Eugene Peterson is a collection of 49 sermons given by Peterson from his time as a pastor to a small congregation in Harford County Maryland between 1962-1991. There are seven parts to this book, each part is devoted to a distinctive approach that needs to be included in the whole counsel … More Finished Reading: As Kingfishers Catch Fire by Eugene Peterson
In the fall, the grounds crew at our apartment complex trimmed the trees. As a nature lover, it was heart wrenching to watch. I cringed with each falling branch and nearly cried when it was determined trees simply had to go, for the sake of the foundation of our apartment. Mostly ours, there was a … More New Growth
This week at church we are talking about the blessing of peace, I recently shared a story with our worship committee of which I’m a member of the peace that comes with music, specifically a song that was my grandfather’s favorite hymn. I was asked to share this story today at church and thought of … More Ivory Palaces
Marriage books are hard. Marriage is hard. No one should ever step into it thinking it’s a cake walk. After nearly 10 years, my husband and I are still learning.
Ever feel like you just can’t get it together? And that everyone has it all together? Where did you go wrong? How are they getting it right? The problem first lies in believing that everything you are seeing is 100% real life. Second, is assuming they actually have it all together. *SPOILER ALERT: no one … More Finished Reading: Nothing to Prove
Our Lenten theme for this year is, Blessings in the Wilderness. For many today the wilderness is a new job in a new town, a new season of life, or a scary new reality; for Jesus it was a desert where He spent 40 days alone.
Today, is my Grandfather’s service. Here is my lament for today.
I recently started the She Reads Truth: Mourning & Dancing study. My friend, Stacie, ordered a copy of this a few months ago and was blessed enough to receive two and shared with me. I’ve been holding on to it and decided last week to start this study as a way of lamenting the loss … More Lament on Anxiety