The Weight of Beauty

I’ve written this blog in my head a dozen times, but have not had the courage to write it down and press “Publish”, until this morning. Even now, I’m nervous about how it will be received. I pray that you read it with a softened heart, open to the notion that beauty, as the world […]

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Beauty in the Mess

My husband and I are contemplating renovating a house built in the 1950’s. Ya’ll, this house is a disaster. I don’t think it has been lived in for years, yet alone cleaned. But you know what? I’m in love with it. I see the potential for what it could be…beyond the layers of cobwebs, sloped […]

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Praying on aisle 5

When you have been given the gift of the Holy Spirit (ahem…if you are reading this, and believe in Jesus, this means you, my friend…), there are times when you are put in uncomfortable situations. I experienced one of these times just last week at my local grocery store. There I was, minding my own […]

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Feed my sheep

I witnessed something pretty uncomfortable, yet profound this week in a grief counseling workshop. Allow me to set the scene: One of the therapists in the room presented  a current case study, one that he was clearly very passionate about. He seemed to be puzzled and overwhelmed with the enormity of his client’s grief.  I would imagine, […]

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