Letting Go of the Wheel…

Life can have a way of “sneaking” past us as we navigate the day to day activities and go through the motions of home, work, family, and other responsibilities. And if we are not careful, we can actually ”miss out” on what God is actually desiring to do in us and through us. As I…

Prayer for Unity: Bind Us Together in Love

One of the earliest hymns I remember singing in church as a little girl was “Bind Us Together.” Typical churches (including mine) usually sung just the first stanza on repeat a few times before times of prayer or other congregational meetings. Bind us together. Lord, bind us together with bonds (cords) that can not be…

Perfect Performance Not Necessary

How something so subtle attempts to sneak itself in the journey of grace – “the need to perform.” The journey of “grace” allows us to stumble, get up again, keep it moving, perhaps stumble again while asking for help, rebound, and the steps continue. The journey of “needing to perform” yields non-confession, stumbling without asking…

Hard Day. Good God.

I write this with the busy mom in mind – the one who is handling, juggling, and maintaining a whole lot of stuff. No matter who you are – single, married, separated, or whatever – feel free to keep reading. Yesterday. It was long. It was hard. It brought up some old and not so…

Vlog: Peaceful Night Routine + Recipe

Ending the night with brief journaling + homemade hot cocoa. Recipe: 1 tbsp cocoa powder1 tbsp white sugarDash saltDash cinnamonDash pure vanilla extract1 cup whole milkMicrowaveable mugSpoon Stir together cocoa powder, sugar, salt, cinnamon, and vanilla in your mug. Add milk and stir. It will appear a bit clumpy but will even out once heated….