At the top of my blog is a little box that says "write". Sometimes it seems to shout at me...just do it...write! Write something. Write anything. For me, writing is a way to get all the jumbled thoughts out of me head. It's therapeutic. However, it seems that I only write when I'm depressed or … Continue reading Write
Last week I had an out-patient procedure that should have gone smoothly with just a couple of days of recovery. It's been over a week and I still have some remaining issues, but I'm finally feeling normal again. It took less than a few hours for the pain to start wrecking my body and it began … Continue reading Thirsty
I've been needing to talk to my mom, get her advice, ask how she did stuff. But, well....she's not here. So I did the next best thing and pulled out her bible. Oddly enough, I opened it to a passage where she noted the date as May 21, 1995. She was in Walden, CO, at … Continue reading Talking with Mom
What does it take to be a believer of Jesus....or a follower? Is there a difference? What happens first? (notes and insights taken from my study of Radical, by David Platt) Matthew 4: 18-22 Jesus is walking by the Sea of Galilee. Two brothers (Simon Peter & Andrew) are fishing (probably from the shore) casting … Continue reading Believing vs Following
I have a retreat mode. It's a defense mechanism I use when I feel threatened. Maybe that's why I like turtles. I want to just pull inward and hide in my shell until the threat has passed, then be on my way. When I'm not able to retreat, I turn into a snapping turtle. I've … Continue reading Retreat! Retreat!
Almost 24 years to the hour, the son that I gave birth to on this day in 1994, pulled out of the driveway with a truckload of furniture and his dog to begin his life in another state. This was different than when he moved away to another state to go to college. When that … Continue reading 24 Years
When I started adding art to my bible study and worship time, there were very little resources and only a handful of people experimenting with this form of worship. That is not the case today. The publishing industry has finally caught on to the fact that this is not going away and have not only … Continue reading Bible Journaling – Resources