This Is the Good Kind of Waiting…

December 2, 2012 Advent

Advent. In anticipation we gather. With expectation we wait. We gather to watch for the coming of the Good News into our world and our lives. We wait to see the fullness of God’s vision. O God, open the doors to our hearts, that this year we may have room for the birth of Jesus. O God, [...]

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A Confession…

July 25, 2012 Be Still

This is the day the LORD has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. ~Psalm 118:24 Sounds simple enough, doesn’t it? It’s a count-your-blessings kind of verse. Rejoice. Be Glad. Simple, right? Why then, does it seem like such a cliche? If  I’m going to be honest, I have to confess that when [...]

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God’s Plans Are Wicked Cool

July 18, 2012 Learning the Art of Living

Note: This week I’m in Maine with amazing friends Kristi and Meredith.  There is no question that God brought us together.  Three women, from Texas, Ohio, and Maine, becoming such close, kindred spirits is truly nothing short of a God thing.  We’re having a blast, exploring Meredith’s home turf, and picking up some of the [...]

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How To Be Cool When It’s 109 Outside…

June 27, 2012 Thought Provoking

Here in Texas, we were blessed with a much cooler June than last year.  We’ve been pleasantly cruising along in the 90s for most of the month.  Well, at least we were in the 90s until the last week or so. Then… Bam!   100+ temps.  It seemed as if the heat slapped us all [...]

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The New Book at the Top of My Recommendations List

March 29, 2012 Living is Learning

Life changers   I have a very short list of books which have touched my life so deeply that I recommend them to everyone I know.  To be honest, until now, that list only contained two titles.  I’m pretty choosy about what I recommend to my readers and to friends and family. You’re Already Amazing [...]

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