A Wretch Like Me

Failure. That seems to be the most recent lie fighting to claim the forefront of my mind. Failure as a mom. Failure as a friend. Failure as a human. Failure as a follower of Christ. The standard I have for myself gradually creeps up so high, whether by my own expectations or by the wordsContinue reading “A Wretch Like Me”

Painting in the Fields

Set down your phone, push out your chair and step across the creaky floor Place your hand on the cold knob and swing open the back door Hesitate at the threshold and squint at the sudden flood of bright Take a barefoot step into the natural world, thaw your bones in the sunlight Release theContinue reading “Painting in the Fields”

Will the real you please stand up?

I started this blog as a way to publish one of my spoken words, My Surrender Moment, written in 2014. Two years later when my husband and I started a Christian ministry, I would occasionally post the studies that I wrote and taught our women’s group. At that point it kind of shifted into a … Continue reading Will the real you please stand up?