This is the harshest January I remember. It’s beyond cold outside. The ground is covered in snow. Navigating the streets is not easy. More harsh weather is forecasted. Like the outdoor elements, I am cold myself. Figuratively freezing inside, like a brisk wind is blowing through my mind. Frazzled, feeling like something fragile that’s … More brisk
Sundays today are very different than the Sundays of the past. When your husband is a pastor, as mine was for quite a few years of our marriage, Sundays are shared days. It’s an understood. For a pastor, Sunday is the biggest day of the week. For church members, Sunday is the day when they … More written on a Sunday
Don’t try to win over the haters, you are not a jackass whisperer. ~ Brene Brown There are people who love you, people who care, people who think you’re great……who still say things that can bring you down. Words can be taken in a discouraging way. People’s opinions that differ from yours. People who have … More no shame
We’re made in God’s image God is Light God is the air I breathe Recently I read this quote on someone’s blog: “I’ve begun to think of God more like an ocean, and we are the creatures that live in that ocean. It created us, gave us life, surrounds us, protects us, provides what we … More Father, ocean, air?
“People generally see what they look for, and hear what they listen for.” —Harper Lee It’s a quote from To Kill a Mockingbird. Yet when I read the quote today, I realized it could mean an awfully lot. We want things to happen a certain way. We have an ideal, whether it’s positive or motivated … More What We See and Hear