A question. The power to invite the experiences of another person into your world, your space. It's powerful. I used to think talking was a curse. I did a lot of it. Still do (hence me taking to writing). But I'm learning that it isn't the talking that's the curse, it's the lack of listening. … Continue reading May I ask a question?
A congregation, a religion, a place of worship, a church. While these are all ways to describe the physical dwelling that the church may embody, they miss the mark on one very critical element, us. Church is not just a place, a sermon, or a duty that we do to be right with God. Church … Continue reading The church…
Loneliness is such an isolating feeling. That's not breaking news, I know. The word mom and loneliness should be an oxymoron but they do in fact coexist, wrestle and sit at the same table. For me as a mom, loneliness has many faces. There is physical loneliness, which I'm happy to admit I actually asked … Continue reading Loneliness Has No Limits
There I sat. Confused, in shock, devastated. It had been confirmed a few hours prior that my son's heartbeat had stopped beating in my womb. Why? How? I fell to my knees, cried, sobbed, pleaded with this God I had blindly turned to my whole life and just cried out "why?". I am not sure … Continue reading My Darkest Hour
He calls us to create. Create beauty in the darkness, logic in the confusion, melody in the music. He gave us the blank canvas of life to paint our perspective and decorate it with our wisdom. As a mom, a women, a human I find great comfort in beauty. The beauty of the morning sky … Continue reading The Master Creator
Hope in a world of Hate. Hate over each other, hate over ourselves. How do we find hope when the world seems relentless to deal us a bad hand or a difficult day. How do we feel hope when we see so much injustice, hurt and tension on the news, at our schools and in … Continue reading Hope
I love looking at words and dissecting them. I love when I see multiple words in one, as if this word was never meant to just mean one thing. Never meant to be put in a box of exclusivity. When I see community, I see commune, defined as a group of people living together, sharing … Continue reading Community…commune…unity…