I love getting a new version of the Bible. There is something holy and fresh to me about holding a brand new Bible. Opening the cover for the first time, and taking a peek at the insides. As a book lover and word crafter, I can appreciate a pretty cover, fantastic graphics or eye catching … More cover lover or lover of the Word?
Words have the power to bless, uproot, encourage, surgically impact or curse. Sometimes all in the same day. And when words are both your primary love language and part of your job, words can pierce far beyond the speaker’s intention. There is One, however, who knows the power of words. He not only inspired the … More what a Word
I am hardwired to be optimistic. It takes a lot to get me down… usually a combination of illness/injury, eating poorly & not sleeping enough. But like you, every day something tries to undermine my hope: I am married to a wonderful man, who tends to be more of an Eeyore in nature, mostly due … More lasting hope
I love reading the Psalms. In fact, I am about to embark on reading the whole book for the 4th time in just over two years. As Eugene Peterson has said, the psalms encompass the whole scope of human life in one book. And I am about to read it again for the first time! … More Intertwined
One of the most wonder-filled aspects to being Yours is seeing Your Promises come alive in my life. I love digging deep into Your Word, because not only do I find You there, I discover just how much You have done for me! This verse jumped out this morning. And I realized it was true. … More wonder at Your ways
Today has not turned out to be the day I thought it would. Some of my work didn’t get posted as usual, helping meditate between a child and their emotions, and the unwelcome addition of fleas moving in on my cat has jumped my stress level beyond its usual for a Monday. There was one … More When the day goes awry