Category: cultivate a quiet life

Getting out from under “The Cloud”;

Getting out from under “The Cloud”

February 20, 2019

It was one of “those” days. The kind where everything in me just wanted to pull the covers over my head and make the world […]

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The Year of Restoration;

The Year of Restoration

February 13, 2019

“Restoration.” I was so glad when the Lord whispered to my heart to watch for restoration in 2019. Last year was a standout even among […]

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Binge Cooking;

Binge Cooking

January 23, 2019

Looking for a new recipe or two? When the whimsy hit me recently, I spent a happy afternoon creating three different tasty treats.

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The Year in Books;

The Year in Books

December 20, 2018

Here are a few of the authors that bore witness as I wept, kicked my backside, expanded my thinking, and inspired me to embrace the person I am becoming in 2018.

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Walk Through the Door That’s Open;

Walk Through the Door That’s Open

December 5, 2018

If anything gives us reason for hope, it's this: God hasn't abandoned us. He came, and He's still "making all the sad things untrue."

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Oola: How to Change the World with a Word;

Oola: How to Change the World with a Word

May 1, 2017

Four years ago a friend and I reconnected at a crossroads. By the time it was all said and done, I’d bought a kit and […]

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Mercies in Disguise;

Mercies in Disguise

April 19, 2017

Romans 12:1 – 2 is written out on one of the prayer/vision cards I’m using to guide my meditation this year. I memorized it 30-some […]

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I may stumble, but I’ll enjoy the dance;

I may stumble, but I’ll enjoy the dance

April 6, 2017

God’s never in a hurry, but His timing is impeccable. That’s one of my takeaways as I read Genesis again at the beginning of the […]

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Lord, lead me gently!;

Lord, lead me gently!

March 30, 2017

As much as I’m liking the slower pace, it feels … well, to be honest, awkward. I like it, but sometimes it feels indulgent. It […]

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Brave rest;

Brave rest

March 23, 2017

I’ll be honest with you: Rhythms of Rest is rocking my world. It comes as confirmation of things I’ve hoped for but didn’t dare believe […]

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