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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 […]
May 22, 2013

A Cure for the Pain

Last week I had strep throat. At first, I thought the ache in my body and the soreness in my throat was due to a lack […]
May 16, 2013

Sweat Hog

The young men were across the street, sauntering in our direction. I could see them coming. I was in the front seat of the car and […]
May 8, 2013

Letting Jesus Come to the Party

I stood looking at the room full of tables. Most were still empty. A few had a handful of women seated and chatting, as more women […]
April 17, 2013

Feelings Matter

Have you ever had someone question- whether directly or indirectly- whether all this “feeling” stuff really matters that much? Sometimes I get this when I share […]