Where A Heavy Heart Finds Joy

I can’t lie.

Life’s intensity has been dialed up recently.

Someone most dear to me has revealed a part of their story not previously known, and it is a hard … Read the rest

How To See Dying As Good



Dying happens daily
Resurrection miracles begin unseen
At first
We learn
Die to live
Sleep to wake
Exhale to inhale
Confess to be forgiven
Lay down to be
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How Your POV Can Change from Condemnation to Freedom

Our church’s Lenten text this year is the Bible book of Romans.

I love this book.

My brain gets all buzzy on the spiritual/intellectual thrill ride of it.

Until the

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Lent Reflections 2023: Tirelessly Pursued

let us seek life eternal

let yourself be redeemed
allow forgiveness to free you
allow your pardon to be applied
you are purely loved
you have been tirelessly pursued
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Lent Reflections 2023: How Did I Get HERE?


LET US   examine  our  ways   and   test   them,  and  LET US    return to   the LORD.     Lamentations 3:40

Orangy-red dust seeped into the fabric of my white Nikes, and a … Read the rest

How This Day of LENT Finds Us

How is YOUR heart today

as you step

(or jump headlong, or tiptoe tentatively)

into LENT?

Does this day feel lonely?









Condemning?Read the rest

Live in the Moment of Life As Is

Under the same roof

     we bump into each other’s moods,
          trip over each other’s selfishness,
               startle each other when lost deeply in thought,
                     hide from one another when overwhelmed by
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Broken to Healing to Transformed

Jagged edges
Laying raw
Contents burst
Splattered around
Perfection created
Broken apart
The culprit
Snickering maliciously

Eden ruined

Eternal DNA
Broken heart
Excruciating sadness
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Ooops – she did it again!

Hey friends… I’m not stalking your inbox.


I didn’t change my post notification page before sending out my last post.

It’s not January anymore!

Now you have the updated … Read the rest