Esther is one of my favorite books of the Bible. It’s in my top 3 Old Testament books if I’m going to be completely honest. This compact and concise bible study has almost everything you need.
I love short stories, maybe it’s because of my short attention span but I love how people are able to tell a well developed story, truth or made up in a concise way. I also love traveling. And I love a good adventure with some deep perspective.
In some ways the title of this blog post is a bit misleading, since this is a prayer journal there isn’t actually that much to read but I did read, pray and color through a weeks worth of the prompts.
We all have that one person in our lives, maybe it’s our mom, grandma, or even a devoted friend that you can always count on being in the kitchen, who thrives in sharing her gifts of cooking and hosting with her family and friends. When we lived in Colorado I was always baking bread, there … More Finished Reading: Devotions from the Kitchen Table
I admit I totally have a type; memoir, self help is totally my thing. A peek at my book shelf would confirm this. I also admit to being a bit reluctant to grab this one off the shelf.
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