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September 12, 2013

Writing to Remember

  This hot day makes me long for all things fall especially the cool breezes – they are just around the corner! I know they are! […]
August 27, 2013


My husband was reading from the book of Matthew. You know the part where Jesus says, “Here’s what I want you to do: Find a quiet, […]
August 7, 2013

Tots and T(w)eens

As a 40 year old, I had plans for my life, plans to travel, launch my kids and start the second half of my life, on […]
July 30, 2013

An Agreement with Truth

Thwarted. A simple trip to run errands resulted in a forgotten receipt and a missed sale. Tears well up. That’s so stupid. Why are you crying? […]
July 24, 2013

I am Not a Builder

Lately the Lord has been speaking to me with construction metaphors: foundations, stones, pillars, blueprints. As a recovering performance addict, this kind of thing can get […]
July 10, 2013

Do You Journal?

Do you journal? Lately this has been my question for everyone I meet. It was part of my conversation while canoeing with my son, during lunch […]
June 27, 2013

Being Present

I was on the verge of missing what I considered the most unmissable part of my week. I am co-facilitating a class at House of Hope […]
June 12, 2013

My Cup Overflows!

Every morning I set my alarm to wake me in the early hours. I pad down the back stairs to the kitchen where my preprogrammed pot […]
June 6, 2013

“They” Means Go Deeper

One of the key exercises in the journey to living in freedom is to identify lies. We all have them- those false paradigms that set us […]