What I learned climbing up a mountain…

It is Thursday and we are having conversations about Spiritual Whitespace. Unfortunately, my book has displaced itself! We are supposed to be on Chapter 3. I am going to send you over to the author’s blog to read and join in there today and hopefully, the book will have shown up by next week! CLICK […]

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Journeys: The Long and Short

The Long of it… On Saturday we got to go and witness the joining of two very happy hearts. I’ve known that girl since she was a camper in my cabin a couple of decades ago. It was a long road to get to where she stood on Saturday becoming a Mrs. We hugged and […]

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  It’s Friday again so here I am joining the flash mob of writers who bravely take five minutes of unedited writing and throw it out there for the world to see. Today’s prompt: FINISH GO. I am staring down finish lines all over the place right now. I was caught up short at the […]

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Downstream: FSW Conversation – chapter 2

I remember a time when I could feel passionately. I was 16 when I started into children’s ministry. Working at camps. Teaching Sunday school. Helping out with the mid-week girl’s club. I was passionate about reaching children for Jesus. I grieved for children who had been abused, forgotten, murdered. I was a children’s pastor, I […]

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Sam I am is 12~

He’s the quiet one and yet he has a megaphone of a voice. He is a piece of my heart like no one else. Born a little early with a defect in his heart and now 12 years old and full of ideas for wild inventions! I am proud to be his mom. This is […]

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FMF {Bloom}

Friday!! FMF time. Five minutes of non-edited writing in a community of wonderful writers/bloggers. Lisa Jo Baker started this thing and it has taken on a real life wonderful-ness that I’ve had the opportunity to participate in at Allume. If you’re going this year make sure you take time for that little side event! Today’s […]

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Finding Spiritual Whitespace conversation – chapter 1

It may be late but it is still Thursday!!! Welcome here, pull up a chair, a cup of tea and your copy of Finding Spiritual Whitespace. This book has the potential to be a game-changer for many of us. If you’ve followed my blog at all you may have noticed a theme over the last […]

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Being still…my faith wrestle.

There is a large chunk of me that doesn’t believe that all this will actually happen. My worst-case-scenario brain has already braced itself for disappointment, failure and re-arrangement. I dislike that I’m so prepped to be disappointed. I would like to be the person who is believing and anticipating the best but I’m afraid I’m […]

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Atlas Girl: Finding Home in the Last Place I Thought to Look {a review}

I just finished reading Atlas Girl by Emily Weirenga. I met Emily briefly at Allume last year. I had no idea who she was at the time but my friend wanted a picture of her so I made sure I got one. Since then I have checked out her blog (Click HERE) and when Atlas Girl […]

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fmf: {belong}

I saw the prompt this morning and I’ve been thinking about it all day. We are in this season of transition where we don’t really belong anywhere. We are leaving here, even if it is temporary. But we are not yet there. Friends on both sides are anticipating, on one side – our coming, on […]

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