I ran away for …


I ran away for a little bit today. My head was cluttered. I couldn't prioritize. I was spinning my wheels as my head raced. I didn't know what to start first. I started and stopped 10 different tasks.So I played hooky. I ran to Creve Ceour Lake, rented a kayak, and headed out...to somewhere... as … Continue reading I ran away for …

Constant Communion-Part 1


Imagine considering every moment as a potential time of communion with God. ~Max Lucado I don't remember which Lucado book this came from but I do remember thinking when reading this, "I am desperate for this." I also remember sharing this idea with my small group at the time and they once again staring at … Continue reading Constant Communion-Part 1

I couldn’t say this prayer this morning


My devotional this morning had this prayer at the end; Lord, help me to always have the courage to not allow others to take what is rightfully mine. Help me to confront what is wrong with the truth of Your Word. Amen Now granted, I have not woken up in the best of moods after … Continue reading I couldn’t say this prayer this morning

A Prayer for Weary Leaders


Lord,It frightens me to remind you of anything because I know you incapable of forgetting anything. I come before your throne not to accuse you of being lacking but to remind myself that you are who you say you are and you will do what you say you will do. You are faithful to your … Continue reading A Prayer for Weary Leaders

I’m out of whack with The Trinity


I seem to constantly strive for homeostastis. I'm all or nothing.Or leaning a bit too much this way or that. But hardly ever balenced.I get the nutrition down but fall apart on exercise. I'm highly productive but abandon my family. I have time for friends but fail to build new relationships. I am reckless but fearful. I have … Continue reading I’m out of whack with The Trinity

Coming From Dirt and Red Kites: A Confession


I'm not sure why I'm surprised when I call out to God and He answers so poignantly. It has to be a reflection of how little faith I still have. In one breath I pronounce He can move mountains. But in my mind, I think "but maybe not for me, maybe not now, maybe not … Continue reading Coming From Dirt and Red Kites: A Confession

Most of The Time I’m a Huckleberry


I am normally an abnormally confident, self- aware, self-assured, exceptional woman, most of the time. I'm unusually soft spoken but I can also be loud and crass. I have a speech impediment. I used to hate speaking in public. But you should listen to me , most of the time. I am madly in love … Continue reading Most of The Time I’m a Huckleberry

“I come trembling but I do come.”


I need to return to who I am. My first started down this path I thought I need to change a lot of things about myself. It pained me to think of all the things I needed to address, of all the nasty habits needing altered and removed, all the proverbial nose hairs plucked. They … Continue reading “I come trembling but I do come.”

Part 1: Lessons I’m learning this week via Robert Frost


When I see birches bend to left and right Across the lines of straighter darker trees, I like to think some boy's been swinging them. But swinging doesn't bend them down to stay. Ice-storms do that. Often you must have seen them Loaded with ice a sunny winter morning After a rain. They click upon … Continue reading Part 1: Lessons I’m learning this week via Robert Frost

My Life As An Etch A Sketch


Have you ever seen that movie "Yes Man" with Jim Carrey?  It's about this  guy who challenges himself to say "yes" to everything for an entire year. If you think about it, the story line is very similar to "Bruce Almighty" where Jim Carrey takes over for God and answers "yes" to everyone's prayer requests. … Continue reading My Life As An Etch A Sketch