personal retreat {day 2}

I didn’t set an alarm, and I woke up early enough to see the sunrise! I jumped out of bed and bundled up and drove to the top of the frigid mountain. The view was breathtaking. Get out of bed, Jerusalem!     Wake up. Put your face in the sunlight.     God’s bright glory has risen for you.  Isaiah 60:1 (MSG) I […]

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personal retreat

I’m so excited to get away and meet with you.  The car can’t go fast enough as my heart is pounding in expectation.   I sing to you to pass the time – do you hear me?  Then it is quiet again.  Overwhelmed, I feel the tears well up and spill over into my lap. […]

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The Beauty of Technology

My husband and I were celebrating 14 years of marriage and after a lovely meal we strolled into the Apple Store to check on my pitiful phone battery.  He decided to go to the book store next door while I waited and watched and listened.  If you enjoy any degree of people watching, you may want […]

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It is going to be okay. {A day at the barn}

On a particularly hard day in August, I received an email from my friend Renee inviting me to a writer’s event.   On that day, I didn’t even have it in me to reply. The next day, new mercies arrived and I mentioned it to my husband who agreed I should go.   I went online […]

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Finding Spiritual Whitespace – Book Review

This post is part of the  “Finding Spiritual Whitespace Blog Tour” which I am a part of, along with a group of soulful, journeying kindreds. To learn more and join us, CLICK HERE! It was a little over a year ago that I discovered Bonnie Gray at http://www.faithbarista.com.  It was a post called, “Walking the Little Girl In You […]

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A Path to Rest

I thought I was breathing.  I exhaled.  My soul was taking in nourishment.  Deep cleansing nourishment.  I started dreaming. and then… Last Thursday I woke up and felt a deep dark heaviness surround me.  I grabbed colored pencils to take to work with me that morning because I wanted to draw what it felt like […]

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