Silence and Solitude
May 23rd, 2020
Silence and Solitude are Spiritual Disciplines I have practiced with varying degrees of commitment throughout my Christian life. Since we are all home now, maybe it's the perfect time to look a little...
Who Am I?
May 16th, 2020
I’m determined. You won't beat me. I'm strong. I will conquer this feeling and win! Finding happiness in each other and enjoying the much needed family time. The house feels cozy, quiet, and clean I ...
My Journey with God's Word
May 9th, 2020
Well the one thing I know is He is faithful and he’s forming me into His image. My experience has been that at some point I will get it. I’ll laugh at how low I set the bar. ...
How do we come out better on the back side of a pandemic?
May 2nd, 2020
One of my favorite song lyrics (in the top 20 anyway) comes from Paul Simon’s “Gumboots” song off the album “Graceland” from 1986. Breakdowns come, and breakdowns go, So what are you going to do about...
Our Normal Lives
April 25th, 2020
Yes, in some ways I want to get back to shopping every two weeks and getting what I need; and not having to worry when the next time the store is going to have toilet paper. However, in other areas of...
Combating Loneliness During Social Distancing
April 18th, 2020
How is it then, during this time of social distancing can we fight against the temptation to withdraw and isolate? I'll share some of the ways I've been intentional about combating feelings of lonelin...
Redeeming the Time: A Quarantine Opportunity
April 11th, 2020
We may be feeling antsy or at loose ends. We may feel we have too much time on our hands with this enforced slow down of our busy and frenetic lives. Boredom may be driving us to distraction. Maybe ...
Faith To Believe
April 4th, 2020
“Everything is possible for one who believes.” Are you wanting to believe but just don’t think you have the faith? What exactly is faith? Faith is confidence and/or trust in a person or thing. More sp...
Are We Imaging Jesus in Our Home
March 28th, 2020
It’s easy to be self-focused, worried about our own situation. I’m a routine person 1,2,3 every day, I don’t stray far from my comfort zone. I found out my routine is my comfort zone, it’s my hiding p...
March 26th, 2020
Community, structure, and sometimes just sitting in a crowd without connecting – like going to see a movie by yourself – can be a way of feeling like “everything is ok”. However, that’s not intentiona...
Grace for Today
March 24th, 2020
With everything happening, I wish I can tell you that my days have been spent deep in scripture, with worship music on repeat, but seeing as I’m not in the business of lying to my church community, I ...
How to be Positive in Crisis
March 23rd, 2020
A friend of mine once told me “God is always speaking. The real question is, are you listening?” I would add to that, what voice are you listening to right now?...