It's officially Fall. If you're anything like me, that bubbles up all the warm and fuzzy feels - even if it is still hot where I live. There's something so nostalgic about this season that wisks us back to days gone by. Whether it's the memories of family gatherings, traditions centered around seasonal accessories, the … Continue reading The good ol days are NOW
Ever had a conversation with someone where their response sounded like a record skipping on the phrase "I know, I know, I know"? When I was a kid my mom and I would watch Mr.Rogers Neighborhood while eating breakfast. There was a rocking horse that only said one phrase in a sing-songy tone that would … Continue reading I know I know I know
I am a verbal processor. I am a transparent, bare-my-soul-to-the-world person. What you see is what you get and I don't have any secrets. That's a good thing...right? Most of the time, yes, however recently the Lord invited me into a new and specific season. This year I have been drawn into a season of … Continue reading He wants me to keep secrets
"Can I tell you something?" I could feel Him drawing me near, "Yes, Lord." "I don't want to be your 'big, sexy husband, Jesus' anymore." "Why, Lord?" "Because I want your actual husband to win. I gave him to you. He can't compare to me, and I want him to win." "So, what do you … Continue reading Jesus broke up with me
White? Black? Red? Green? Blue? Let me explain. For many of us, our childhood Christmases were red and green and sparkling with hope and possibility. Bright lights twinkled with our heart’s desire. The smell of food and the sounds of laughter are carved into our memories and all it takes is one sighting of the infamous red and green … Continue reading What color is your Christmas?
Some people are so eloquent with their prayers! They pray, and not only are you deeply touched, but immediately feel inadequate, like your prayers sound more like a child's clumsy grocery list packed full of things like llamas, play-do, and a tree that grows money and candy. Through the years I have become more confidant … Continue reading Book Review: Talking to Jesus
I'm an atmosphere shifter. Typically, when I enter a room I bring A LOT of energy with me. I know that I'm called and gifted to shift an atmosphere to a place of hope, freedom and joy. But the other side of this responsibility is that I also feel strongly and easily absorb other people's … Continue reading Stand down!!