A Mother’s Day Prayer

A Mother’s Day Prayer

I arise today through strength in the sky: light of sun moon’s reflection dazzle of fire speed of lightning wild wind deep sea firm earth hard rock. I arise today With God’s strength to pilot me: God’s might to uphold me God’s wisdom to guide...
Messy Courage

Messy Courage

Courageous behavior comes as we realize we are living for a higher cause, greater good, and better story that is being written across our beautifully imperfect lives.” -Latan Murphy, Courageous Women of the Bible Messy Courage Life continually amazes me. Gently,...
My One Word for 2018

My One Word for 2018

*Blog Alert: This post exceeds “normal, suggested” blog word count and finding my one word has taken a little time. This post is straight from my heart and may take a little longer to read. My prayer is that somehow my processing helps you in some little...
The Power of a Healthy Family

The Power of a Healthy Family

To those of us who believe that all of life is sacred every crumb of bread and sip of wine is a Eucharist, a remembrance, a call to awareness of holiness right where we are. I want all of the holiness of the Eucharist to spill out beyond church walls, out of the hands...
The Power of Forgiveness

The Power of Forgiveness

I wondered if that was how forgiveness budded; not with the fanfare of epiphany, but with pain gathering its things, packing up, and slipping away unannounced in the middle of the night.” ― Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner Forgiveness doesn’t mean that what that...
The Power of Church

The Power of Church

[My heart can’t let go of the tragedy that happened at First Baptist Church, Sutherland Springs, TX. Their pain has given reason to pause. Today, I reflect on the power of church and ask that we continue to pray for these fine families who have lost so very...