Written March 27, 2020 I’ve been really pondering disappointment and its role in making our hearts softer — more open to the Lord. I’m finding that sometimes when I’m not able to get what I am wanting or hoping for at present, I’m tempted to run away. It’s easier to bury the feelings following the […]Read More Resurrected Hope
What’s next? It’s such a subtle, leading line of questioning. While a friend of mine and I were talking about our respective journeys this weekend, noting the similarities and differences, I found myself increasingly aware of this questioning happening (again) within me… What’s next? In the midst of a worldwide pandemic where things have shifted […]Read More Remaining Present
Delay. Avoidance. Trouble thinking. Why is it that the most important things seem so difficult to start? I find myself this morning with a heart-urge to write and a rusty response from the rest of my body. I have effectively stalled from what I said I wanted to do for the last 5 minutes… Maybe […]Read More Getting Unstuck
Okay, I said I’d write about this listening thing, so here we go. On my mind today is the reckless nature of listening to God. As a friend and I just talked about earlier, it’s the kind of put-yourself-out-there, all-on-the-line, I’m-standing-on-a-ledge, dear-Jesus-please-tell-me-there’s-something-after-this-ledge-to-catch-me kind of reckless. But it’s not just any kind of reckless. (Hey, anyone […]Read More Reckless.