faith · fear · hard things · perspective

the devil, killing snakes and some poop in the grass…

There’s 45 different ways I’ve thought to begin this one – possibly more for ‘the book’ but feeling compelled to purge nonetheless…. It may be valuable to generalize the two trains of thought that normally chug through my mind. The first is the one I try to give the loudest ‘voice’. It’s the one that… Continue reading the devil, killing snakes and some poop in the grass…

Christmas · expectations · faith · love

…when hallelujah feels like a whisper

It’s Christmas morning and I read in my devotion about the saviour’s birth – he ‘set aside His glory.’ Those words stopped me. The starkness of their simplicity, the weight of their consequence. Brought to mind the verse about ‘if God give us this, will He not then give us all things.’  Had to look… Continue reading …when hallelujah feels like a whisper

faith · fear · God's promises · perspective

following a star, a lil’ Kanye West – a sort of a new redemption song…

It’s been a minute hasn’t it… I have the privilege to take a long walk many mornings after taking the babies to school.  A little over 3 miles through 2 parks.  There are woods, meadows, little bridges, water views, sunlight through trees, expanses of blue sky – a little of everything.  I also pass playgrounds… Continue reading following a star, a lil’ Kanye West – a sort of a new redemption song…