Advent Soul Care

By |2018-03-02T18:59:07-06:00December 7th, 2011|

I'm guest blogging at Gifted For Leadership (a leadership blog for women) today, on caring for your soul during Advent. Advent anticipates the quiet miracle of the incarnation. How can we say yes to waiting and [...]

Living in Sabbath Simplicity

By |2018-03-02T18:59:22-06:00November 9th, 2011|

The writing life includes, oddly enough, speaking. While they are two different skills, being an author means connecting with readers through a variety of media, including face-to-face interaction. After speaking about social media marketing at [...]

“I couldn’t possibly…”

By |2018-03-02T18:59:33-06:00October 26th, 2011|

So, if you read the previous post and it made you angry or jealous, keep reading. If you said, "Well, she can do that, but I couldn't possibly..." then let's talk about it. I mean, [...]

“Come away and get some rest”

By |2018-03-02T18:59:39-06:00October 25th, 2011|

In Mark's sometimes fast-paced gospel, we read: "The apostles gathered around Jesus and reported to him all they had done and taught. 31Then, because so many people were coming and going that they did not even [...]

Sabbath posts

By |2010-04-30T19:24:41-05:00April 30th, 2010|

I'm guest blogging about Sabbath and its role in spiritual formation all over the place this week. It's been fun to connect with other writers and bloggers and create some new content. If you're interested [...]

Steps toward Sabbath.

By |2010-04-28T17:49:51-05:00April 28th, 2010|

I'm guest blogging on my friend Anita Lustrea's website today about how to get started on building a Sabbath habit. You can start reading the article here: Life sometimes seem to spin past us so [...]

Rest blog tour

By |2009-07-07T16:56:50-05:00July 7th, 2009|

A number of bloggers have recently posted reviews of my book Rest: Living in Sabbath Simplicity. Most have been very positive, which I appreciate. A few were honest about what they didn't like about the [...]

A Sanctuary in Time

By |2009-06-08T12:58:11-05:00June 8th, 2009|

There are certain places that feel sacred to me—the chapel where I was married, the lake at sunset, my garden when everything is in bloom. God made us so intricately. When we come into a [...]

Two links, one free book

By |2009-03-11T20:41:51-05:00March 11th, 2009|

I taught last week at Willow Creek's Wednesday night classes, on Reading the Bible Devotionally in Groups. You can listen or download by going to this page (it's week 3). Take a listen, and let [...]


By |2009-01-27T20:37:53-06:00January 27th, 2009|

The MomLogic blog's Christian MomLogic page is featuring an interview with me today. My friend and fellow author Suzie Eller came up with some new and thought-provoking questions, which I think you'll enjoy. Check it [...]

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