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Flourishing and Dying

About two months ago, our family moved to a new city and home. Life was on the cusp of a spring breakthrough, though we couldn’t yet perceive all of its wonder and glory. Our new backyard was riddled with sticks and brown, parched grass. Heavily pruned and unidentifiable bushes adorned the brick pathway through the [...]

By | November 22nd, 2017|Faith and Family, Featured, prayer, spirituality|0 Comments

When You Feel Stuck

Right now I feel stuck. I mean good and rooted in some kind of nowhere, a limbo of sorts, a holding pattern. Call it what you want, feeling like nothing is moving forward is a frustrating place to be. Of course, there are all sorts of beautiful and poetic spiritual treatises available to explain the [...]

By | November 15th, 2017|Faith and Family, Featured, spirituality|0 Comments

Becoming a New Creation

“I can’t do this again,” I sighed to myself as we entered our new home. There had been too much transition, too much unknown, going on in recent days. We had to say goodbye to our friends and neighbors in our sleepy rural town, one in which we had resided for nearly ten years. After [...]

By | November 8th, 2017|Featured, Lifestyle, parenting, spirituality|0 Comments

Working Deeply and Meaningfully

For a long time - years, I'd say - I've been restless within every time I used social media to promote my work as a burgeoning writer. Everyone told me early on, "You have to use social media. You need a platform in order to be deemed credible with publishers. Get on the bandwagon and [...]

By | October 18th, 2017|Featured, Lifestyle, spirituality, writing|3 Comments

Ignite Your Faith

I've always been a fan of Sonja Corbitt's writing. She cuts straight to the heart of a particular spiritual matter, and she is very authentic in relaying her own wrestling with certain vices. It's heartening to know one is not alone in one's faith journey, and she and Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers certainly deliver a gentle [...]

By | October 11th, 2017|Book Reviews, Lifestyle, prayer, spirituality|0 Comments