The Tension in Stillness

They say “be still and know He is God”… So blithely at times. But have they ever done that part? I still find that being still can be one of the hardest parts of waiting on God… When being “still” means motionless. It reminds me of getting sick and then getting better, but not all […]

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Hope at Dawn

Work. This early morning, my thoughts lead me to reflect on those times when our work, our efforts, no matter how well intentioned or focused, dedicated or talent filled, only result in nothing. You know? When you’ve been steadily hard at work but just spinning your wheels? After hours upon hours, months and months of […]

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The Joy of “Now What?”

9:53 a.m. On iTunes: Relient K – Two Lefts Don’t Make a Right, But Three Do I’ve forgotten how to have fun. There. I said it. Of all I’ve been pondering this morning, this is one of the thoughts that leapt to the forefront. It’s been about 3 weeks since I said goodbye to full-time […]

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“Smoke” Break

I’m having a ridiculously stressful day already. I’m ready to turn off the computer, turn out the lights, and just go home. I don’t smoke, but I just asked my coworker if I could take a smoke break because I feel so wound up. Funny how this comes on a day when I left the […]

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