Advent Week One – Sacred Stillness

Advent Week One – Sacred Stillness

You are entering the first week of Advent. Already your breath is uneven and scattered as your to-do list for the holidays looms large. Your heart is racing and you cannot even imagine making it through four more weeks at the pace you are going.  As you draw in...
Prepare Ye the Way

Prepare Ye the Way

I wrote this post several years ago for God-Sized Dreams. The words still speak truth and remind me of the approaching holiday season. I love the idea of preparing not only my home but my heart and soul also. Join me as we dive into this idea of “preparing the...
The Arrival

The Arrival

In that one moment, I understood the joy of a plane landing, wheels down, touching the sacred earth. I had arrived! The bright lights shouted welcome against the inky blackness of the sky. My mind flashed to multiple movie scenes as we walked through the matchbox size...
Longing for Joy

Longing for Joy

Third Sunday of Advent On this third Sunday of Advent, I invited my son, Daniel, to write his thoughts to share with all of you.  I love how he describes the subtle shift from waiting and wilderness times into a space for rejoicing. It is one that I never really...
The Weary World Awaits

The Weary World Awaits

The song fills the church as silence bookends the moment. The lone voice rings out crystal clear as the lyrics stir the hearts of those present. O Come, O Come, Emmanuel And ransom captive Israel The plaintive minor key weaves through the lyrics as the song continues...

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