Hi, friends. This is just a little pubic service announcement. Not only are dieting and weightloss obsession damaging to your body— they are also damaging to your soul and maybe even to those around you. What example are we setting when we allow ourselves to be consumed by self hate? Is that anyway to live? … Continue reading 10 New Years resolutions that don’t involve dieting or weightloss…
It started out so differently than it is ending…. Perth, Australia. Full time service with a full heart. January of last year, I was fully submerged in a ministry project to the greater Perth area with Worship For the Nations. I had a house and a schedule and a routine and a community and a … Continue reading 2017
today was hard for me maybe today was hard for you i feel as if there are endless dark caverns in my soul that hold so much question and pain where does the light go on days like this? the sun is still there, somewhere the deepest parts of me seem to speak on days … Continue reading even when it hurts
what does one night mean? another chance? to laugh, to feel, to cry, to drink in all the colors and sounds around you. another chance to listen. listen now to your breath and the words that echo still in your heart. do you hear life or death in the deepest parts of yourself? … Continue reading one night, one day (12/7/2017)
But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ” (Ephesians 2:4-5). This is Christmas. This is life. This is where I find myself. In the dirt and the fear and confusion of this world. … Continue reading But, God.
“Sustain her, O Lord, in your Holy Spirit. Give her an inquiring and discerning heart, the courage to will and to persevere, and a spirit to know and to love you, and the gift of joy and wonder in all your works. Amen.” -Excerpt from the Anglican Baptismal Liturgy “God is in the midst of … Continue reading courage
I have trouble trusting the Lord. There, I said it. I suspect many of you reading this just breathed a literal or figurative a sigh of relief to know that you aren’t the only ones. So, what does this mean? It means I spend much of my day forgetting that the Almighty God of the … Continue reading trust vs. fear