Forgive me

By |2018-03-02T16:35:26-06:00March 14th, 2015|

I'm so sorry. How appropriate that today's reading in Deeply Loved has to do with confession: I'm here to apologize for not keeping up with blogging this week. I hope you've been reading on your [...]

The Repercussions of Neglect

By |2018-03-02T16:41:16-06:00May 11th, 2013|

The timing of a recent trip was perfect, and imperfect. I left feeling weary, overwhelmed by nasty weather and too much work, my Midwestern world persistently clinging to winter. Everything was brown and soggy, buds [...]

Always Trust Your Story

By |2018-03-02T16:45:00-06:00October 16th, 2012|

“When you find tears in your eyes, especially unexpected tears, it is well to pay the closest attention.” ----Frederick Beuchner Plowing through Facebook updates, I scroll quickly past political diatribe, cat meme, prayer requests from [...]

Spiritual healing

By |2018-03-02T16:45:19-06:00October 6th, 2012|

Do you want to be well? Do you live as if you do? Because we do not drift into wellness--physical, spiritual or otherwise. The fifth chapter of John's gospel opens with a jarring story. Jesus [...]

Building endurance for a joyful adventure

By |2018-03-02T18:56:22-06:00September 3rd, 2012|

My daughter and I plunge into the shallow flowing stream, walking sticks in hand. After a one mile walk up a relatively easy paved path, we reach the trail head for the Narrows, a canyon in [...]

Sabbath sailing

By |2018-03-02T18:56:54-06:00August 8th, 2012|

I stand on the bow of the sailboat and shove hard against the pier piling. Our small boat slowly spins away from the dock and I turn and begin raising the sail as my husband [...]

Rest: Living in Sabbath Simplicity

By |2018-03-02T18:56:58-06:00August 3rd, 2012|

Hey, it's Free Book Friday. Because we're focusing on Sabbath this month (although Living in Sabbath Simplicity is a topic we discuss frequently here), here's an excerpt from my book Rest: Living in Sabbath Simplicity, [...]

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