Seeing

This is a re-run for a very few number of you… I wrote this a couple years ago, but will tell you I had the exact experience today and remembered …

The Invitation of Rest

“Arise, O Lord, and come to your resting place.” (Psalm 132:8) What is it you need most from God? Jesus often asked those he encountered, “What is it you want …

There’s No Place Like Home

This is an excerpt from my new book, Hand in Hand, that may not find it’s place within the binding after all. I am fascinated with the concept of “home,” …

Leave The Gap

I am coining a new phrase. I have never heard anyone use this expression before, except myself. I’d never even heard myself say it until a few days ago. It …

The Greatest Of These Is Love

It was a beautiful scene. I looked around the dinner table, ten of us in total. It had been a perfect evening, filled with laughter, meaningful conversation and sincere friendship. …

Prisons, Crucibles and Gold

I recently read an article about Nelson Mandela, chronicling the events of his life and what made him the undeterred, focused leader and freedom fighter he was. I read about …

My Kitchen Is A Greenhouse

This is a short one… I promise. I just had to share this funny revelation with you as I stand in my kitchen, skirting assorted pots – not as in …

A New Year Resolution

I sit here on a cold January morning, with the sunlight beaming in the windows.The crisp, early light is a beacon of hope for the new day and the new …

Homecoming

If you ask me how many days until Christmas, I will reply the number of days until my children come home from school. For me, Christmas doesn’t start until they …

Conversations I Had Today

“I know what is wrong with the Church these days,” an elderly man said to me this morning, as we stopped and visited in the wet and wicked wind coming …