I worked a twelve and half hour day on the acute rehab unit today. Made chili dogs for my sons when I got home and a bowl of sautéed veggies, brown rice and quinoa for myself with a glass of pinot grigo. Worked in my powerpoint presentation for my community health class. And listened to… Continue reading 7 Thing Keeping Me Awake Tonight
On Sunday morning, while I was singing with hot tears streaming down my face, moved by the conviction that I don't trust God's no and longing for Him to help my unbelief, some of my brothers and sisters in this faith were violently plunged into the presence of Jesus amidst the terror of bullets, blood… Continue reading Make Us Peacemakers In a Violent Land
It's Good Friday.There's a tsunami of meaning in those three words.Maybe for you it's just TGIF.I get it. Honestly, I grew up hearing the story of Jesus' death and resurrection, but for years it made no connection with my soul. If I'm honest the celebration (if you can call it that) of Good Friday has… Continue reading A slow-to-believe believer’s thoughts on Good Friday
This past Sunday I stood in a high school theatre with dozens of people I don't know looking up at the screen where the band was projecting the words to the songs we were singing to God:You're never gonna letNever gonna let me downYou're never gonna letNever gonna let me downWhen I get to church,… Continue reading Let Down by God?
And when his parents saw him, they were astonished. And his mother said to him, "Son, why have you treated us so? Behold, your father and I have been searching for you in great distress." And he said to them, "Why were you looking for me? Did you not know that I must be in… Continue reading Advent: Christmas Day- When It Isn’t What You Were Hoping For