I had to, had to own the effort that’s failing me. The disappointment is major but the ability to see it as it is is pure gold.
After I prayed, my oldest got under her covers and said, “Mummy, can we do it like last night?”
“Yes, honey,” I replied as my youngest and I snuggled at the foot of the bed under the pink and white cozy blanket
If I happen to experience that miracle of a conversation with myself, I quickly respond with, “I can’t slow down. In fact, I’m not doing enough.” Or, more likely, I don’t respond; I just keep moving.
Today, I want to share a little bit about some personal discoveries and reminders. 1. A reminder: What we read in the Bible cannot be for knowledge alone but for transformation. So if you have a question about something you’ve reading in the Bible, by all means seek answers but don’t only seek answers so […]
I just remembered a poem I wrote in French while attending an immersion program the summer of 1999. Like a song, I repeated three lines that spoke to how the summer had changed me and to how different I was from classmates. I wrote it during the final week of six. And then I remembered […]
today was communion at my church. i love communion sabbaths, and i truly mean love. it’s not so much about the location but the time purposefully set aside to remember the amazing love of Jesus and the way that remembering happens. Adventists typically have communion once a quarter (not every saturday) and we include foot […]
Today I wrote a song. I sat long enough, after wearing out my arms in a new workout, to record some words to some tune that I don’t even remember. And that’s ok. Because I sat. Long enough. That’s what matters most, even more than the song. I made space. When’s the last time you […]