Finding God in Thin Places

I made the mistake of reading the news early on Saturday morning. We were all sitting around the fire, reading books and snuggling. The girls started playing and I checked my phone. Over and over again this year, I've read the news with a heaviness and disappointment. Many of the laws passed (or trying to … Continue reading Finding God in Thin Places

A Blessing for Community

On Sundays, I thought I’d highlight a blessing to start our week. Since this series ends on Tuesday, I thought I'd post a song that embodies what I've learned in this month. The Wailin' Jennys song, One Voice came to mind. For me, it's a beautiful image of how we're created to live in community. … Continue reading A Blessing for Community

A Blessing for Walking Humbly

On Sundays, I thought I’d highlight a blessing to start our week. This week’s theme is walking humbly and this song from Heatherlyn Music immediately came to mind. Heatherlyn was our artist in residence at church a year ago and her music has changed the way I worship. https://youtu.be/JRowCmONnR4 EVER by Heatherlyn Music Peace, ever Joy, ever Following you … Continue reading A Blessing for Walking Humbly

A Blessing for Kindness

On Sundays, I thought I’d highlight a blessing to start our week. This week’s theme is kindness and this song from Alright Alright immediately came to mind. China sang it at our first MOPS meeting this year and I fell in love with the message she sings. https://www.facebook.com/alrightx2/videos/1333808563386121/   BE KIND - by China Curtiss Kent Be … Continue reading A Blessing for Kindness

A Blessing for Justice

On Sundays, I thought I'd highlight a blessing to start our week. This week's theme is justice and these words from St. Francis seemed a good way to set the tone for our reflections. May God bless you with discomfort, At easy answers, half-truths And superficial relationships So that you may live Deep within your heart. … Continue reading A Blessing for Justice

Dwelling in the Mysteries of This Journey

We're in a season of neediness. Bea needs me to walk her to school, to pick her up, to sit beside her as she does homework. Elle needs me to read with her, to get her dressed, to make her lunch, to put her to bed. These are needy times and it's easy to imagine life when … Continue reading Dwelling in the Mysteries of This Journey