This week, I made a promise to myself to take steps to get out of my lizard brain by using mindfulness. And there are lots of ways to get there!
My oldest daughter is graduating from high school in 5 days. I am stunned how quickly the last eighteen years have slipped through my fingers. Recently, the good people at … Continue reading Jesus Calling: My Guest Blog Post
Alastor The Monster Mutt decided to greet the day at 5:00 a.m. this Saturday morning. I stumbled out of bed, one eye open, and shuffled into the bathroom to find … Continue reading Too Much of “The Pain”, Not Enough of the “I Love You”
Last night I dreamt of fishing for giant pirranhas that turned into woeful, suffering dogs when hauled upon the pier. They lay there staring at me in silent suffering, waiting … Continue reading A Day Off
We have been into this summer thing for two and a half days now and I am already losing my mind. As a rule, my work/parenting goal is to keep … Continue reading Peace in the Pressure Cooker
An excerpt from my book, Arms Open Wide, is the featured devotional on Uplifting.com today. Take a moment to read and share! http://www.uplifting.com/daily-devotions-master-of-the-wind-and-the-waves/
I wish you could see this corner of my world this morning. My porch swing is shielded from my neighbor’s home by a red maple and tulip magnolia- both are … Continue reading Sacred Habits
When you picture a writer at work, what comes to mind? A quiet little cabin in the woods? A serene cafe where all of the most creative types toil quietly … Continue reading Million Dollar Listing vs The YMCA Lobby. Location, Location, Location.
The month of May felt like it lasted for half a year. Day after day, I careened from one responsibility to the next- always running behind, always in danger of … Continue reading Seeking Silence
http://www.beliefnet.com has taken several prayers from my new book, Arms Open Wide, and created a beautiful photo gallery with them. Check it out! http://www.beliefnet.com/Faiths/Galleries/Arms-Wide-Open.aspx
I am the featured devotional today at Faithgateway.com. Please take a moment to check out “Light of the World”.
I was the guest blogger for Incourageme.com yesterday. Check out my post, “Mourn With Those Who Mourn”, here. I look forward to hearing your comments.