peace is sticky

7 x 7 How many times?   49?   He can not be serious! It has been years.   Whatever the road – east or west, curvy or straight, sloped or flat. It is exhausting. The scenery differs, but the hard thump heralding the atomic destination feels identical. Painful.  Sorrow filled.  Anger fueled. I’m so tired. … More peace is sticky

wake up

My Dad is in ICU. I need my Dad to live forever so us together here is outside of the scope of any future I want to see. He broke bones in his foot and was undergoing surgery last Thursday.  There were complications with the intubation.  The surgery was halted.    Instead, he’s been healing medically … More wake up

broken hallelujah

Moses committed murder and fled.  In terror.  Alone. Saul hounded Christians to their death.   Blinded he shed his righteousness.  Became Paul. David lusted after a woman not his wife.  Slaughtered to have her.   Yet, the Lord led him beside still waters.   Restored his soul. Between these three flawed, broken men we have one sea parted … More broken hallelujah

you are the light

When Bobbie Starks @ Christ Fellowship first approached me to be a Small Group Leader I was honored, humbled and more than a little bit frightened.  I wasn’t scared of leading a group, my fears all revolved around the fact I was certain no one would come.    When I expressed all of these things to … More you are the light

effective solutions

My daughter, Jessie, is scared of fireworks. Actually, the truer statement is my daughter Jessie is petrified of noise. All soothing techniques never worked with Jessie when she was small.   Whether it was me, my husband, or my mom who was holding her close the first boom and her eyes would change.  Terror filled.  Then … More effective solutions

be bold

Last week we had great conversation in our Small Group session around our new series about weathering storms.  The Storm series is focused in the book of Psalms and one of the highlights of our discussion was about how can we hold more tightly to the promises of God even, and especially when, those promises … More be bold