We’re in the city this week, so obviously we’re going to make daily a few Slurpee runs. Today the kids got the ingenious idea to grab some of the coffee sleeves for their slurpee cups because they were so cold that frostbite was a real concern. (And the award for Drama Queen goes to…). Written… Continue reading 7th Heaven
I really like that God is creative. Even more I like that He has made me creative. Not because I’m a person that likes to cut and paste and use glitter, not because I derive satisfaction from making something I could buy. He has made me creative because I am made in His image and… Continue reading Courageous Creativity.
i am a joy addict. Wedding pictures make me smile ear to ear. Let’s face it, most wedding pictures are very similar. There’s one of the ring, one of the dress, one of the groom seeing the bride for the first time, one of the bride and her daddy, one of the kiss, one of… Continue reading ‘Cuz I’m Happy.
The recess bell rings. Tommy brought a brand new soccer ball. Everyone rushes to the field, and waits for him to choose. You found the perfect tie. You spent hours getting your hair to stay that high. You walk in, find your side and then you wait for someone to make that long walk across… Continue reading Eeny, meeny, miny, moe.
In my post last week I mentioned explaining a bit more about the Seven Sacred Pauses. What I have on the subject is very limited knowledge, I just heard of it in a book I read last month: ‘7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess” by Jen Hatmaker. (i give it 4 stars.) Everything that Jen Hatmaker… Continue reading Pressing Deeper
(For Lent I am practicing the Seven Sacred Pauses, which I’ll write more about in another post, but this is on my heart tonight.) The Night Watch. Keeping Vigil with Jesus. I tried to sit for 15 minutes and empty my mind, to see what God would speak into this pause. I don’t think my… Continue reading Press Pause
It’s that proverbial time of year for new beginnings. Taking stock of what’s important, where our resources have been going, setting goals, charting courses, making new paths. It can be such a rewarding time, but also so completely overwhelming. How do I decide if I was successful last year? How do I know what direction… Continue reading Be It Resolved.