known by our love? or our rants?

How do you set up your process of taking in information? Do you learn about current events from more than one source? Do you block someone the minute they post something that you disagree with? Do you read books or listen to podcasts with more than one worldview? Do you eat dinner with people thatContinue reading “known by our love? or our rants?”

what I read in July.

HOW IN THE WORLD IS JULY ALMOST OVER? Half of my heart is grieving that these are the last few weeks of summer, while the other half is quietly anticipating the comeback of skinny jeans and Grey’s Anatomy. There is still much beauty to savor, and the beauty of autumn to anticipate. As far as reading goesContinue reading “what I read in July.”

5 Things for When You’re Discouraged in Community

Christian community is making great strides toward improving and recognizing our weaknesses, but we have to keep up with the truth when communication is almost immediate and typically inch deep. Churches are resembling clubs where people have the chance to show off their newest outfits and smile away their cares of the week. Dressing nicelyContinue reading “5 Things for When You’re Discouraged in Community”

what i read in march.

March was full of starting and working through several thick books (as well as returning a few books that I didn’t deem worth my time back to the shelf) — this led to this tiny book being the only one I completed, but what is lacking in volume it gained in meaning. Wow. 9. TheContinue reading “what i read in march.”

what I read in january.

  I didn’t kick off this year with a huge quantity of books read, but as far as quality goes – I hit the jackpot.     1. A Million Miles In A Thousand Years by Donald Miller.  If I have a hope, it’s that God sat over the dark nothing and wrote you and me,Continue reading “what I read in january.”

learning the secret

“Not that I am speaking of being in need, for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content. I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret of facing plenty and hunger, abundance and need.” —Philippians 4:11-12 I’veContinue reading “learning the secret”