Category: simplicity

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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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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What do you want Me to do for you?;

What do you want Me to do for you?

March 16, 2017

“What is it you want Jesus to do for you?” As I read the next chapter in Shelly Miller’s Rhythms of Rest this question haunted […]

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When the best intentions get thwarted;

When the best intentions get thwarted

March 9, 2017

Ever notice how, sometimes, your best intentions get thwarted right out of the gate? Uh huh, yeah … I don’t think that’s an accident. The […]

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The Year of Choosing Quiet;

The Year of Choosing Quiet

March 2, 2017

“I’m feeling God pulling me toward declaring 2017 a year of quiet, of being still and listening closely to find my way back to the […]

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What You Believe Makes All the Difference;

What You Believe Makes All the Difference

February 24, 2017

“But this is what I’ve learned the hard way: what people think about you means nothing in comparison to what you believe about yourself.” Amen, […]

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What does it even mean?;

What does it even mean?

February 20, 2017

Our theme for this year is “cultivate a quiet life.” When that mantra of sorts came to me, I had no clear idea of what […]

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Cultivating a Quiet Life;

Cultivating a Quiet Life

February 16, 2017

It started at the cabin. Well, really it was the weeks leading up to our time there. Phil and I raced toward the holidays and […]

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