I have realized recently that I am a perfectionist. Not necessarily in what I do but in my expectations for myself and interactions with others. This means that I have always thought of brokenness as a bad thing.
I am not sure if brokenness is a word that everyone gets or if it is really more of a Christian thing. If I were to use it, I might say, Continue reading Blessed Brokenness
What is it that being in the breathtaking nature of God sweeps us off our feet? I have time and time again been intrigued that when I am in nature I hear God or He teaches me. I begin to wonder if there is something spiritual about being still outside.
I had the great opportunity to join some friends backpacking in the Redwoods this week. I had none of the gear. I used my dad’s old backpack from when he was in college and had toured Europe, and had no idea what to expect. I love camping but I was unsure that backpacking would be similar to camping.
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Our God is a good God!
So many times I have heard, “Ask and it will be given to you.” And equally I have heard that you need to ask otherwise you will not know when you receive.
Asking is something that recently I became aware that I need to do, (also in Tennessee 🙂 ) and God doesn’t care if it is super small, He wants to give us good things. I have a funny story to tell about asking and actually receiving.
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For my 2 years of foreign language I chose American Sign Language. Why did I not choose Spanish? I liked the physical movement etc. of ASL and I thought I would use it in worship dances. After going to Mexico I kicked myself for not having chosen Spanish for a while. But then…
At the event in Tennessee while worshiping I found it hard to contain Continue reading Outside the Traditional
It is such a common word. We all have heard of its importance.
In Matthew 18 Jesus tells the famous story of the servant that didn’t forgive his fellow servant even after the king forgave him.
I just recently arrived home from an amazing week in Tennessee. I was at a week long event where we had lots of speakers and among the notes I took I realized that a theme Continue reading ForGIVEness