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Easter Message: It Is Well With My Soul

I’m sitting at my desk in a light-filled window, coasting on the heels of a wonderful Easter… transformative sermon at church, doubly blessed by a spectacular choir and chill-bump-inducing hallelujah chorus, lovely spring brunch on a sunny patio with loved ones. 779 more words


He is Risen! Hope Springs Forth in this Mom's Broken Heart...

Oh my goodness…. It has been so long! I haven’t been writing like I should. I have simply had some things that I have needed to work on in my life and I have realized how much bondage I have been carrying around. 1,080 more words

One Thousand Gifts

Ann Voskamp has a way of calling what God has put into us out of us and I am a man and she still has this effect. 36 more words


1,000 gifts

“I know there is poor and hideous suffering, and I’ve seen the hungry and the guns that go to war. I have lived pain, and my life can tell: I only deepen the wound of the world when I neglect to give thanks for early light dappled through leaves and the heavy perfume of wild roses in early July and the song of crickets on humid nights and the rivers that run and the stars that rise and the rain that falls and all the good things that a good God gives.” // Ann Voskamp


Reducing my meds and Easter

I am a bit of an anxious ball at the moment. I’ve been reducing my antidepressant/anti anxiety medication as per my psychiatrist’s instructions in order to lose weight. 192 more words


Ann Voskamp

“You were made for the place where your real passion meets 
compassion because there lies your real purpose.”


#1000Joys Part V: 89-110

Unlike the last time I posted several weeks ago, my heart is full. My feet still hurt, my hair is a bit unruly, and I feel like I’m on the precipice of change. 190 more words

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