How do you pray? Do you find your prayer overflowing with images, thoughts and conversations or instead find yourself wrapped in silence surrounded by God’s awe inspiring presence? While at various times we may find ourselves practicing both of these, understanding the shape your prayer takes helps us to simply understand how we personally connect… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Praying Kataphatic or Apophatic?
Physically and mentally exhausted, and having just navigated through a harried drive home I slumped through the door. Admittedly this extroverted people loving person was not in the mood to be in community for the rest of the evening. Yet, since being a wife and a mother total isolation is never a true viable option,… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Worn and Weathered
Today, perhaps you find that you had much rather be saying yes to the many things that come your way than even contemplating the word no. Maybe, you do so out of a well intended desire to please others, or the thrill from successfully multitasking a multitude of tasks. And still, though your yes may… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Saying Yes When You Should Be Saying No?
“Before you were conceived, I wanted you. Before you were born, I loved you. Before you were an hour, I would die for you. This is the miracle of love.” ― Maureen Hawkins When you truly think about it, motherhood never promises praise or perfection either in our children or in ourselves. So why do we… Continue reading Motherhood: This Miracle of Love
Lately, I have found myself marveling once again at the way God can lead us in our ordinary day if we are receptive and listening. Whether it be an unplanned event, conversation, or the bedside of a friend- unimaginable grace and surprises await when we simply say yes to God's movement in our day. Sometimes… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Where We Are Meant To Be