Five Minute Friday: Blessing (is beauty from ashes)

It is my delight and honor to get to participate with Kate Motaung and the Five Minute Friday community for a five minute free write challenge.  Our leader, Kate, sends out the prompt each Thursday evening at 10 PM. The rules are gentle and simple:  Know the one word prompt.  This week is {blessing}. Set … Continue reading Five Minute Friday: Blessing (is beauty from ashes)

Saturday Share: Find Your Food with Jess Dudley

In this week's Saturday Share I want to introduce my good friend and favorite doula (a person who assists in birthing), Jess Dudley.  You will find her at findyourfood.org where Jess transparently shares her journey out of obesity and now willingly and graciously extends her hand of assistance to all who are ready to say YES to life, … Continue reading Saturday Share: Find Your Food with Jess Dudley

Community: We want it, but how does it happen?

I'm sitting today, quietly reflecting on the magnitude of the last four days.  There's joy in my heart, and a deep, satisfied soreness in my muscles and a tired feeling in my bones.  It's the kind of tired soreness you feel with a great deal of satisfaction after you've experienced a victory in an arena … Continue reading Community: We want it, but how does it happen?

That one day

It's fascinating, isn't it, if we think about Abram as real man who lived with his father's household, had a wife and people working for him, who tended livestock for a living, and that one day God leaned into Abram's world with an assignment. Can you imagine?