For Your Weekend

"Careful! I've put a huge stone on the road to Mount Zion, a stone you can't get around. But the stone is me! If you're looking for me, you'll find me on the way, not in the way." -- Romans 9:33, The Message For when you can't get the funding, … [Read more]

For Your Weekend

As the current season moves daily closer to the next one, may we take comfort in this familiar rhythm of change. May we remember how each season rests quietly inside the last until God calls it forth. This is true for our trees as well as our hearts. … [Read more]

Why I Read More Than One Book at a Time

  At the beginning of the year, I made a list of books I hope to read in 2015. For now the stack is too high. But secretly I like it best that way. Unread books are like kind friendships waiting in the wings. They won't rush you and … [Read more]

5 Things Keeping Me Sane This Summer

Years ago on American Idol, when they still aired the show several times a week (Girls perform! Now guys perform! One more night for results!) they used to ask the contestants to share something weird about themselves that no one knew. During … [Read more]

For Your Weekend

Here on this first day of August, as we allow ourselves to glance into the days and weeks to come, may we keep our hearts light even as our hands begin to mark down fall plans on the calendar. May we remember to treat fear like an armed enemy, … [Read more]