A Season of Change

A Season of Change

It is always a sweet blessing to introduce you to new writers each month. Today I welcome Tara Ulrich to this space to share her story. Tara and I have never met in person, but the connection we have runs deep through years of Five Minute Friday and just supporting...
Running to Catch Myself

Running to Catch Myself

For years, I found myself in a cycle of running to catch myself. Sure there have been starts and stops along the way but the race is one of finding out who the real me is. God knows me intimately but what do I say when people ask? My typical answer sounds like,...
A Time of Worship

A Time of Worship

Worship is the song in my heart, the beauty on the path as I walk, and the words of praise and gratitude on my lips. It is one, small way to lean into God more intimately. Worship is the heart and soul of connection with God. Engaging in a time of worship is not one...
The Intersection of Surrender and Waiting

The Intersection of Surrender and Waiting

If you told me I would be where I am today when I was young, I might not believe you. If you shared some of the details of my life before they happened, I would think you were talking about someone else. When my life turned out different than I imagined, I had two...
My un-Bucket List

My un-Bucket List

Dear Friends, Each time I introduce you to a featured writer, I get goosebumps from the words you are about to read. I am blessed to know and share this space with many I call friends but also those I only know online, who are writers who want to encourage and point...
Don’t Blink

Don’t Blink

My brother sat across from me with only a table separating us. The kitchen echoed with silence. All you could hear was the inhale and exhale of our breath with an air of intensity around us. All I remember is the challenge words that my brother said a minute earlier....
What is Your “Now” Moment?

What is Your “Now” Moment?

I shuffled down the driveway dragging my garbage can behind me. My thoughts centered on myself and to be honest the voice in my head was not very flattering. I couldn’t wait to hole up inside with my feet up on the couch. That was the plan until I lifted my eyes...
I Am Your Lighthouse

I Am Your Lighthouse

The intimacy of God is real. He declares, “I am your lighthouse and my light shines through the darkness in an endless pursuit of love. God Pursues You Fifty plus years has shown me how God relentlessly pursues me. Over and over, He draws me back into His...
How to Learn from an Arctic Tern

How to Learn from an Arctic Tern

I went looking for a falcated duck but found a bigger treasure in a lesson learned from an arctic tern. People Over Ducks I pulled off the road and joined the line of cars huddled around the edge of a marshy area. According to my intel, someone had seen the rare...
Tender Affection

Tender Affection

My arms were designed to hold little ones. The gentle curve, warmth and soft embrace are a perfect fit. It’s God’s way of creating a space reserved for love. When I draw little ones close, it feels like an act of pure tenderness. The fresh scent of baby...

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