Category: identity

finding home

I am linking up for Five Minute Friday. The FMF is hosted by Kate Motaung on her blog Heading Home. Today’s prompt is “Place.”  I’ve lived in a lot of places for my age, so I’m told. Nebraska. Kansas. Colorado. Nebraska again. Missouri.… Continue Reading “finding home”

woven threads

So I had to bake a peach pie.Those words came into my mind on my drive to work this morning. The trail to get there went something like this:Memories of feeling left out -> a chosen blog post -> a forgotten chosen blog post –… Continue Reading “woven threads”

the "INFJ Door Slam"

One thing that INFJs tend to do is read a lot about their personality type. Because we are rare, that also means we are difficult to figure out. So reading to try and understand ourselves simply goes with the territory.  Today I was reading… Continue Reading “the "INFJ Door Slam"”

of fragility and the way i think God works

Sometimes I think this is how God works on a feeler. I was out on my back patio last night with a bottle of Nebraska wine and a friend and she said, “You’re being too sensitive.” She’s not an unsafe person, although I would guess this… Continue Reading “of fragility and the way i think God works”

pieces of beauty

When I was a kid, my dad owned a ranch up in the north part of Nebraska. We had a house up there to use when we wanted, so we often spent weekends there. Or in the summer when I wasn’t in school, we’d… Continue Reading “pieces of beauty”

The Problem With Being an Adaptor

So last year I took this really long leadership test here: for my Leadership and Administration in the Church class. According to this company, there are 16 different types of leaders, and I (story of my life) am the rarest one: the Adaptor.… Continue Reading “The Problem With Being an Adaptor”

Belonging to God – Part 2

So I’m leaving tomorrow morning on a flight to Phoenix. I’m packing, thinking about the questions I need to ask while I’m there, wondering what this leg of this crazy journey will bring… It’s a really weird thing to be terrified of what will… Continue Reading “Belonging to God – Part 2”

The Process of Processing

This last week and a half has been a trying, stretching and interesting one. A week ago last Friday I gave a sermon on Self-Justification (Galatians 2:17-21 was my text). I had to give a shortened version of that sermon today for another smaller… Continue Reading “The Process of Processing”


Something is not right in my spirit right now. I don’t know what that means, exactly, but I feel it in my gut. And I need to process. What is disequilibrating to me, in my life, right now? My professor spoke about disequilibration in… Continue Reading “Disequilibration”

A Fragrance

Everyone has their own fragrance Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children and live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. Ephesians 5:1 We had a… Continue Reading “A Fragrance”