I subscribe to Real Simple magazine. Each month, I love getting the sleek magazine in the mail with beautiful colors and genius uses for everyday things. Filled with tips for one's life including clothing, household tips, life articles, recipes which I never use, and decorating. I would say it is the agreed upon choice of… Continue reading Simply telling…
This past week I have been in Chicago with Greg and Rick and Teresa Dunn for the Gospel Coalition conference, and then I trecked over to Memphis for Tiffany and Chris Leuck's wedding. It has been a FULL week, but it has been a blessing. As I looked out at my backyard this morning, I… Continue reading blooming fruit
Last night, I had the opportunity to stand before over 300 young women and talk with them about walking with God in the midst of the curse (of sin in Genesis 3). My heart is still beating hard as I think back on it... At Crossroad, our city-wide college/young adult service… Continue reading Am I going to throw up, nope, I just have to speak in front of people.
Well, I am not back in the exact frame of mind I was hoping for. When I took the "break" for December I imagined coming back invigorated and refreshed to hit the ground running in 2009. Funny how the best laid plans come up short. I had slated a break from all things… Continue reading I’m back…
This has been an interesting year to say the least...lots of unexpecteds--some good, some hard, all purposed. 1. The truth and the focus of the gospel EVERYDAY as our hope and purpose. This has been the greatest theme of the year through readings, sermons, conversations, ministry, etc. My life continues to be transformed daily… Continue reading Top 5 Most Impactful Things of 2008
Here we are again, Thanksgiving week. And, here I am again, a little bitter that the consumerism of Christmas is overshadowing the reflection work that is needed in our hearts as we learn to practice thankfulness. My dream this year? To sit with those I love and reflect… Continue reading The practice of thanksgiving
So, it has been awhile since I have written a post. This last week and a half has been filled with struggles, thoughts, joys, exhaustion, friends, ministry, etc, etc. Daniel's funeral was very sobering for me. It was surreal to see so many friends from college in such a hard setting.… Continue reading Lost in Life