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It’s a breezy, quiet Friday. Piano recitals are done; summer is (almost) officially here.

I always have a hard time “settling” after a busy, high-stress week. 474 more words

"All is Grace"--Really??

The thousands of pointed leaves have emerged like butterflies, suddenly wrestling themselves out from the cocoons of white blossoms. Grass is mowed and warm rains fall and it’s easy to be lulled by the quiet hum of it all.  441 more words


Sacred Pauses

The crow and I have become good friends.

He, remaining impressively quiet in the early morning hours (I’m sure just for me!) and I, sitting on the deck or staring out the window, mug in hand, simply appreciating his presence. 484 more words


Notes on Weariness

I’ve been working on my next post on prayer and pausing–a much needed lesson for me this year! However, I was so moved/encouraged by these reminders from… 281 more words


A life of Eucharisteo

The word I chose to have tattooed on my wrist could not be described any better than when Ann Voskamp defines it. She says 969 more words

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Being Grateful+Giving Thanks

Eucharisteo (yoo-khar-is-teh’-o) is a Greek word that means “to be grateful; to give thanks”

One of my favorite poets highlighted this word in one of her books early last year, and ever since then I have been thinking about this word, am I ever in a state of complete gratefulness?   365 more words

my mothers daughter

I would be hard, they said. It would be worth it, they said.

But when I got pregnant with Selah only a few unsuspecting months after we were married, and after a 30 hour labor and c-section birth, and after losing my mom when she was only 10 months old, the word “hard” became an understatement. 775 more words