Rest awhile

In Mark 6:30-44, we find Jesus and the disciples feeding a large gathering of people. Yet just before this profound moment takes place, they had finished a very busy, tiring day and Jesus suggested to the group that they step away for some rest. The apostles then rendezvoused with Jesus and reported on all that…

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…

Stronger

‘Girl & Bear’ illustration by Katy Pillinger Designs ©️2018

Solitude

When was the last time you checked your standards? We are more apt to do hours of research to choose a quality eating establishment or Airbnb than to set boundaries for those who text us, who take us on dates, who we easily give our time. Have you taken time to look at the standard…

Keep going

I just went to my first yoga class, thanks to one of my best friends. It was gentle yoga and so relaxing. The class helped me realize that I am on the right track on my self-care journey. The last couple weeks I have been a mixed bag of anxiety and melancholy. It’s been hard,…

To be disturbed

“We must allow the Word of God to confront us, to disturb our security, to undermine our complacency and to overthrow our patterns of thought and behavior.” – John Stott I am convicted lately and want to be restored. I must admit I have not been as dedicated to reading the Word as of late…