I refuse to make myself do things. Being in His presence and being His kid is enough. I won’t rush to get out of the honeymoon and back to work. I’m a doer. I can very successfully use my own willpower to make good choices. That is, until the strain is too much and I … More Abide – Learning to Rest
All of these declarations come straight from the Song of Songs (Passion Translation). Instead of writing the literal translation (i.e. Your hair is like goats running down a mountain), Dr. Brian Simmons translated the meanings of these weird compliments, with lots of notes to explain why he chose the meanings he chose.The Song of Songs … More Declarations from The Song of All Songs
An open letter to one of my favorite authors I have read all your books and most of your short stories. Every one has felt like reading a bit of my soul put onto paper. (Except Pat of Silver Bush/Mistress Pat. I just couldn’t feel a kindred spirit to someone who enjoyed the sound of … More Dear L. M. Montgomery
I moved from my home in MN to PA. I finished my Bachelors degree. I’ve started a school of ministry. I’m experiencing one of those times in life where I have very distinctly stepped into a new phase. As I was reflecting back on my life since graduating high school till now, I realized that God answers … More What God’s Done Since I Graduated
The edges blur, not because my view isn’t clear; because that shine, that backlight, makes the senses blur. He looks fuzzy, ’cause my eyes are so overwhelmed by the majesty of the picture. I don’t feel knock-you-over-glory, but there it is. I can see it. If the weight of it was released, I’d go down … More When You Walk into the Room. . .
Andrew Peterson is an musician I’ll forget about, in the mass of music that I love, but then one of his songs will shuffle onto my queue. Without fail I find myself crying, feeling the deep parts of me shifting back into place. His lyrics say what my heart forgets. “It’s so easy to cash … More Putting My Heart to Rights
Feels like autumn breeze, warm sunshine, sunsets, picnics, and deep breaths Gold in Them Hills – Ron Sexsmith East and West – Jonathan Helser Made for More (feat. Lisa Gungor & Lecrae) – B. Reith Pictures in My Head – The Muppets Oh My Dear – Tenth Avenue North Little Wonders – Rob Thomas Stay … More Playlist – Deep Breath
Perhaps it’s inside everyone, or maybe just certain people, others like me, but I’ve always found that I can express myself better in writing. If something great happens, I want to write about it. If I have an opinion on something, I want to write about it. I think it’s a good thing. It helps … More The First. The Reason.