Come to the feet of Jesus

This past year has been a whirlwind of learning and growing… and fading and barely hanging on… There are always those times you know? But one thing that has been fairly consistent has been this desire or need that I ought to be DOING something. Being a stay at home mom, which I love and […]

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One to Another

Pt. 4 Times of Refreshing The last two years of my life has proven to be pretty challenging ones. Years in which I’ve felt personally “stretched, molded, and restretched”. I’ve lovingly characterized these last few years as “bittersweet” because I am aware that in experiencing the “bitter” reality of living in a fallen world I’ve also experienced the […]

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The Beauty of Quietness

And there was a prophetess, Anna, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was advanced in years, having lived with her husband seven years from when she was a virgin, and then as a widow until she was eighty-four. She did not depart from the temple,worshiping with fasting and prayer night and […]

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One to Another

Pt 3: How Humility Leads to Understanding Almost daily there’s a new headline highlighting the woes of our country. News of terrorist attacks, police brutality, racial tensions, and hatred overwhelm us and often as I watch with tears filling my eyes I feel almost paralyzed by the sheer amount of pain being experienced by the […]

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One to Another

Pt. 2 Here & Now vs. There & Then The Saga of the Church in Rome I am absolutely convinced that if we truly understood God’s love for us individually and his heart for the body of Christ the way we see, love, and value one another would look drastically different. After all, He did […]

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One to Another

Pt. 1 What is Community? Over the last 3-5 years the Lord has really stirred a hunger in my heart, a hunger for something more than the Sunday gathering, a hunger for life lived together with other believers, and by God’s grace He led my family and I to become a part of a beautiful […]

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Embrace your Community

Jeremiah 29:4-7: Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, to all the exiles whom I have sent into exile from Jerusalem to Babylon: Build houses and live in them; plant gardens and eat their produce. Take wives and have sons and daughters; take wives for your sons, and give your daughters in […]

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Reflection

It’s important to take time to reflect. This week I was working on a website, and after a long day it’s important to step back and just think. It’s helps bring clarity. Focus. One thing I’ve been learning over the past few weeks specifically is to take this time to see where you’re headed. We […]

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What is bless?

Every Thursday, we gather in neighborhoods around the city. A few weeks ago, in conversation the word bless was used a few different times. I wrote down a note. [What is bless?] What does it mean to bless, how are we blessed? Does God bless us? It’s weird when you have used a word so […]

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Learning a language

Recently I was on a trip to Nicaragua for 5 weeks. In case you don’t know they speak primarily Spanish. I took Spanish in middle school, however, at the time I thought I would never use Spanish. Unfortunately, I did not take full advantage of this opportunity, and consequently I know very little Spanish. It’s […]

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