If I was one of the disciples who followed Jesus while he walked on this planet, I would have been one he looked at and said, "Oh ye of little faith. Why do you doubt?" (Matthew 14:31, 6:30, 8:26, 16:8, 17:20). My faith-relationship with this Jesus I've never seen but love (1 Peter 1:8), is… Continue reading My relationship with the Jesus I’ve never seen but love
I've grown thick-skinned after 26 hard years. At seventeen this small-town girl met a big-city boy and fell into infatuation. After two years of dating, and three break-ups, I married that rebellious, out-of-town boy who walked into my life wearing torn and bleached blue jeans, long blonde hair and a pink corduroy hat. After 24… Continue reading Ash Wednesday is a perfect Valentine.
The last three days of 2017 will be mostly spent at the hospital where I work. So if not now, I won't have much of a chance to reflect on 2017 or make plans for 2018 before it's here. Today I went to the gym after waking up late (7:30 am is two hours of… Continue reading Reflections on 2017 and resolves for 2018
The last couple days have been not my better ones. Probably the best part of them was the hour I spent on the floor smiling and making funny noises with 1 year olds in the church nursery. It's the most smiling I've done in the last 48 hours. Some days are hard. And I get… Continue reading Some good things in a hard few days
I don't wake up full of vision and motivation. Actually, what motivates me most is the idea that my french press and single-origin coffee from Guatemala are just minutes away from awaking my senses with it's warm, toasty aroma. And on those days when I get my stiff, puffy-eyed body out of bed and make… Continue reading eyes on the Author- the every morning struggle to walk by faith