be still · faith · fear · perspective

cast not keep…seeking simple

I was stirring and awake-ish earlier than usual this morning…I felt the nudge to get up and write.  I hit the snooze button instead.  Not right now God.   The morning rigamarole was upon me a short bit later, making me glad I snoozed a lil’ longer and enjoyed petting Amos, his head perched on… Continue reading cast not keep…seeking simple

be still · faith · fear · hard things · love · perspective

for the well of my soul…

  My eyes are never purposefully open this wide at this hour of morning.  But they are wide and wet with tears – the sun hasn’t thought about coming up yet today.  I like to say I write ‘for the book’ but this is more about obedience, stillness and knowing, grieving, choosing joy in spite… Continue reading for the well of my soul…

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…

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…