I often awake in the stillness of the morning when It’s still dark outside. The first thing I do is reach for my phone to use it as a light. And when Jesus calls me into the dark seasons, my immediate reaction is to panic...because I can't see. I can't find the lights. But I’m … Continue reading How the Beginning Begins
I have a thing for real Christmas trees. Always have. For me…it makes Christmas, well real… The other day as I was sitting quietly in my living room I was struck by this question: Is your tree alive? The question was almost silly. "Of course it is! My tree is big and gorgeous and green. … Continue reading Is your tree alive?
Each imperfection tells a story about Him. Each one contributes to the splendor of the finished work. You are His Beloved masterpeice. Read today's post for more.
You’ve been traveling for more hours than you care to count and there are no rest stops in sight. It’s difficult to keep focused on the road ahead when it’s raining and the gps on your phone has stopped working. It’s dark and you’re on a two-lane road, in cow country. You’ve run out of … Continue reading I see you…
Recently on a trip Colorado, I decided to drive the short distance from Denver to Boulder. I had the perfect plan. I would find a little café, get a coffee and lunch , go on a hike, then find the a walking trail with an amazing view to have a picnic and much needed quiet … Continue reading Lions, tigers, mountains…oh my!
Olivia is a sweet, flower picking, kiss giving, hug giving girl. She’s sweet and gentle just like the meaning of her first name. Her brother is a warrior who rescues his sister from imaginary dragons with swords. One day, seth decided it would be fun to pretend to be a dragon. Livi shrieked and ran … Continue reading Swords up, eyes up.
I have been without a phone for nearly a week. My children are concerned. My friends are annoyed. And I feel like I fell off the grid. Besides wondering who’s calling, in the silence, I find myself wondering how long He’s been calling… When was the last time I looked into a server’s eyes in … Continue reading Can you hear me now?