I have been looking for houses for months now. Ours sold and is off to close and we have found nothing thus far. It is no great coincidence that the Holy Spirit led me to sell this house, the one I love, during Lent. It has added to my desert experience and desperation for God… Continue reading Expand your search
It’s hard to wake up and know things are about to change. Lent is an ordained time, a spiritual awakening, a desert and an emerging. I have never looked forward to a Lenten time such as this, knowing God will be on the other side. I have been pondering the question, what does God want… Continue reading Don’t be Empty- Awaken to the call of the Rosary!
He grabbed Jesus. Than she did. Then the next one, and the next one. In between people who held him gently, the rest grabbed. Some said amen, some said nothing at all. I was horrified and amazed all at the same time. I don’t feel qualified to serve the Lord’s body. I still shake, and… Continue reading Jesus is not a Happy Meal
It took a man dying to wake me up… I wasn’t prepared. Kinda like that whole virgins with the oil parable, or the thief, or keeping watch. God seems to run fire alarm drills. I have lived life using checklists, it’s what I do. A check here, a check there and my assignment is complete. It’s not… Continue reading The First and Third Sunday
“The matter is quite simple. The bible is very easy to understand. But we Christians are a bunch of scheming swindlers. We pretend to be unable to understand it because we know very well that the minute we understand, we are obliged to act accordingly. Take any words in the New Testament and forget everything… Continue reading The quote that wrecked my life
I tossed and turned last night. I have tendonitis in my left shoulder, strep throat, a mouth full of sores as a result of that and had a fall out with a friend I love dearly. I’ve been so sick I can’t even muster up the strength to cry, and while I haven’t cursed God,… Continue reading If it’s easy for you to be a Christian, you’re doing it wrong
A day of reflection. A time taken away to devote our minds and hearts to God. It sounded like a good idea for me, and in some ways it was… there are no coincidences in God’s kingdom. But the day of reflection, presented and planned with a lunch to boot felt more forced than supernatural.… Continue reading The Christian Minimalist
If today you hear His voice, live forward If you have been living backward, move forward If you are expecting things to change while doing the same, force forward If you are on that wheel and can’t get off, jump forward If you are praying with no result, think forward If you are stuck right… Continue reading Live forward
It’s been a horrible week for me. The kids were off for Christmas break and the school district decided to forget about Jesus when making the schedule. This week was filled with down time, no holidays and no place to run. The kids were inpatient, fighting and regressing from their lack of a schedule. I… Continue reading Maybe we should stop asking what’s best for our children
When I was saved He took nothing away other than my personal blindness. And He brought me so much richness of living. Why should I now think He wants to teach me a lesson, take it all away, make me live in darkness, live away from the Light? Paul- Growing with God, How did I… Continue reading Should I stay or should I go?