Random Somewhat Connected Thoughts on Keeping Calm


I could not find my 15-year-old son this morning. A wave of panic ran through me. He wasn't in his bed. He wasn't in the house. He wasn't responding to his phone. In a matter of seconds, my brain jumped to worse case scenarios. Would he have reason to run away? Had he been abducted? … Continue reading Random Somewhat Connected Thoughts on Keeping Calm

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Fair Warning: Sometimes You Wake Up at Dawn and do Yoga in the Rain


There's an exhausting feeling of waking up realizing your "Want To Do List" has merged into your "Have To Do List" of which both have become today's "Must Do List." You try to talk yourself down on the ledge and put some priorities in place and you realize you don't have enough time or people … Continue reading Fair Warning: Sometimes You Wake Up at Dawn and do Yoga in the Rain

Don’t shut down for too long with today’s insanity.


Don't turn away today. But don't be a sick spectator either. If you're like me, your heart is breaking, blood pressure is rising, dark images are pressing into you, and even darker thoughts are racing through your mind. I seem to be consumed with putting a finger on where my loved ones are at every … Continue reading Don’t shut down for too long with today’s insanity.

My crisis of faith and why I’m struggling to understand


I'm struggling to understand. I recently told a friend I have an insatiable need for knowledge and experience. But times like this I wish I didn't have a need to understand. I've lost another family member to cancer. I prayed fervently for healing here and now. Not in heaven when it wouldn't be a miracle. … Continue reading My crisis of faith and why I’m struggling to understand

Things that make you think of Fresca


I'm not sure when he said it. But one of the pastors at our church yesterday said the word "refresh." The word sent a jolt of electricity through me. When I dropped to a moment of self analyzation of why I was affected so strongly by this word "refresh" my prepubescent mind went to mental … Continue reading Things that make you think of Fresca

Constant Communion-Part 2


I could continue on and on with this word picture of being in constant communion with God. I wish my life looked like that everyday. It is one of the desires of my heart. But as I study this here are a few things I believe need thinking about. 1. Constant Communion with God is … Continue reading Constant Communion-Part 2

Can’t We All Just Get Along?


I woke up this morning re-newed to rid the world of all earthly atrocities. I was fired up to save the world of very real, heartbreaking problems. I was fired up to say the least. I open up my inbox ready to slay the day and the first email I see is from a disgruntled … Continue reading Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Can’t We All Just Get Along?


I woke up this morning re-newed to rid the world of all earthly atrocities. I was fired up to save the world of very real, heartbreaking problems. I was fired up to say the least. I open up my inbox ready to slay the day and the first email I see is from a disgruntled … Continue reading Can’t We All Just Get Along?