That sweet boy up there? That’s my beautiful son who hasn’t yet experienced the dirt and pain of this world. Sometimes, I can’t write. The crushing burdens of this broken world feel like they’re physically pushing down my words. #icantbreathe Because no paragraph can speak into the pain. Where do I begin? I’m just me. […]Read More all of God's children
I get the feeling that I’m meant for more. The pull in my soul that I’m living in a swirling tension of now and not yet. I am a woman wrestling with God. Who feels the Spirit pushing and pulling and leading in the vapor that is this life. I breathe it and it fills my […]Read More i am restless
Do you have a favorite Christmas song? You know, one that gives you goosebumps? For me, it’s O Holy Night. The words paint a picture of the God who humbly came to Earth with a scandalous and glorious love that changed the world forever. Since I couldn’t manage to get the song out of my head […]Read More o holy night: free christmas printables
I’ve done enough talking this week — how about something else? This is ‘Build Your Kingdom Here’ by Rend Collective Experiment, a self-described “eclectic collective of multi-instrumentalists” from the North of Ireland. Their words are sticking to me today. I’m really feeling the need for the Kingdom here. Are you? Come set your rule and […]Read More build your kingdom here
A little over a year ago, a friend asked me to pen a few thoughts, poetic in nature, on John 20: 11-18 (where it’s revealed that Jesus had risen). We hoped to put some music to it, but things got busy and the words stayed nestled in a notebook, completely forgotten until today. As a […]Read More evidence of a king: found words on John 20:11-18
So, I’ve had a song stuck in my head all week. Ask my poor husband, who got to hear my tone-deaf humming during rush hour the whole time we were traveling this weekend. Not only is “Brave” by Sara Bareilles darn catchy, but it has lyrics that are striking a chord with me, too. (See […]Read More show me how big your brave is.