Permission to Play in Your Bible

What if playing in our Bibles, if drawing, adding in bits and pieces of paper, taping in a page for more room, was not defacing something sacred but appreciating it? What if taking time to engage and play in and sit with the Word in a way that makes it personal and stirs something in us could be worship?

The Weight of Memory

The Weight of Memory is a book you fall into and enjoy the opportunity to swim around and get immersed in. Here's to a writer that does not shy away from hard questions and keeps you hooked from beginning to end.

Discerning What is True

We were given eyes to see, ears to hear, minds to discern, and the incredible gift of being able to come to God on our own and spend time letting Him remake us into who we are called to be.

These Nameless Things

What do we do with the things we cannot forget? How are we to move beyond what to us feels unforgivable? What happens when someone appears one day that threatens to undo our fragile peace? So are the questions at the heart of These Nameless Things.

The Canyon Floor

I went into the hike with such anticipation. God, take this experience and change me. I had no idea what He wanted to do but I was open. Lord, we have 24 miles - let’s get some stuff on (and off) the table. I’m ready! But at the end of it I felt - nothing! Did I miss something or did I need to remember a pebble size lesson there on the canyon floor?

Present Over Perfect

Present Over Perfect - a journey from frayed, over-committed, hustling housewife, mother, author extraordinaire, to someone’s whose life is far more laid back, available, and focused.

Strength Under Control

How is real power found in not demanding your way and laying down your rights? Today we look at the next two beatitudes and find out why getting our way here is not the point.

Blessed Are Those Who…

If you and I were going to make a list of people who are “blessed” - what would we include? Jesus gave nine statements of what it means to be "blessed" and they are not what we expect.

God of Justice

God states ten attributes of who He is. We covered first six last week. This week we are going to deal with what, for many, is a sticking point....

Attributes of God

One of the primary tenants of God is that He is who He is 100% of the time. He is always loving, in control, present, good, forgiving, etc. Those realities do not change based on our circumstances. God is like the North Star - fixed - we are the ones who rotate and change. We... Continue Reading →

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