June 28, 2017
Life presented the opportunity, as it does from time to time, to critically evaluate some of my beliefs and assumptions. To look in dusty corners and to acknowledge some quiet cognitive and spiritual dissonance in my life.
May 15, 2017
I feel a lightening of the load in home and homeschool. I have more mental energy for other things. After a seasoning of healing, my confidence has returned and we have a real need to increase our financial means; all of which means, it's time once again to pursue income-earning work.
March 14, 2017
Obedience, sacrifice, confession, repentance these are deeply personal spiritual practices, best shared in a trusted community. Unfortunately these practices and postures of the heart can become yokes that people are pressured into bearing. But condemnation, fear of failure, inadequacy is not how the Spirit moves us into spiritual discipline.
February 16, 2017
A injury presents an opportunity to pay attention to patterns of motion. To notice activities that cause pain and others that heal and strengthen. It's a wake-up call. Anxiety is somewhat similar.
February 6, 2017
I want to write from the place where ideas and engaged living overlap in my life. Where ideas are lived out and the living gives rise to the ideas.
January 1, 2017
Our stories are both an expression of an experience and the lens through which we view that experience and future experiences. In this way, our stories, our words, have the power to manifest things in our lives.
December 21, 2016
In this last month of the year, amongst holiday activities, Advent meditations, and the general good will and cheer (and busyness) of the season I am also mentally preparing to put closure on this year and anticipating and planning for the next.