Fire and Sin

My Spirit is not at rest. Notre Dame in Paris is burning, pieces of the mighty historic Cathedral falling from their prior place in the sky. Ashes descending … a holy place filled with breath-stealing smoke. My heart remembers vividly when a friend texted in the Fall to ask me to pray. In the days … Continue reading Fire and Sin

Suspended Surrender

It’s different from waiting. You haven’t petitioned His throne with any requests. It’s not one moment where you say, “Jesus, take the wheel”. You are not sure where you are going, where He is leading. In your spirit which is His Spirit, you sense change on the horizon, but the horizon is too far off … Continue reading Suspended Surrender

On Becoming a Disciple

The Great Commission is a well-known command in the Bible: Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you (Matthew 28:19-20). Do you consider yourself a disciple? Is it … Continue reading On Becoming a Disciple

When Balance is Outta Whack

Most people think of break-your-neck-busy when they hear balance is “outta whack”. Crazy schedules, an influx of visitors, multiple sports teams, side jobs, overtime, social calendar … Work and home. Are they ever in balance? For about a month before the first day of school (which is today), our whole house did more sitting than … Continue reading When Balance is Outta Whack