All the way

Hard to admit, but I have not had an easy 2021 thus far. Because the peacekeeper part of me sometimes pushes aside real things that are occurring to help make room for the good and lovely, I have needed to be real with myself. So, during one of my recent quiet times, I wrote a…

Curiosity & compassion

“Make it your goal to look at your emotions with curiosity and compassion.” I posted this from Dr. Caroline Leaf on my Instagram the other day, knowing this was very important advice. Unbeknownst to me, I’d need to check myself just days later. I have been all kinds of anxious with a pinch of frustration…

Common vessel

We are like common clay jars that carry this glorious treasure within, so that the extraordinary overflow of power will be seen as God’s, not ours. Though we experience every kind of pressure, we’re not crushed. At times we don’t know what to do, but quitting is not an option. We are persecuted by others,…

Invincible summer

My hope for each one of you in the midst of your winter, dealing with hard times, low times or so-so times … is that you will find, hidden amidst this rough terrain, an inextinquishable light and a feeling of weightlessness as you give pieces of your cares and trials over to God. The light…