Me + Sparks = Bad

Yeah, so the electricity in my house almost killed me last night. My good friend Suzie is staying with me for the next several days. She got in last night and after we’d talked for a while, I decided to be a good hostess and make lemon-poppy seed muffins for us to enjoy for breakfast […]

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And It Comes Before the Fall…

Pride is a funny thing, isn’t it? It’s easy to spot the obvious signs. The cocky athlete that claims he is the greatest (ala Muhammand Ali) the co-worker who walks around correcting everyone else because their way is better, the the self-righteous church-goer who whispers behind the backs of others “You know what I heard […]

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The Shield of Faith

It’s been a crazy couple of weeks and I have much to write about. For now, I’ll start with this. The Armor of God Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our […]

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Out With the Old

What I’m listening to: In the Name of Love: Artist United for Africa (which has a great cover of “40”) I’m in the process of packing – I’m moving at the end of the month and last night I came across my old journals. And wasn’t that a trip. Those of you who know me […]

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Metaphor for Life?

What I’m listening to: Nickel Creek’s This Side I was visiting my very good friends in Wyoming last weekend and they are going through “The Purpose Drive Life” for the second time at their new church. And my friend had a revelation for herself that I am still thinking about and pondering – yes, it’s […]

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Being the Better Person

Every time I go to my small group, I end up feeling convicted about something. And it’s driving me crazy. I had a friend back in college who blew up at me once – and it was for something pretty silly. He was mad that the costume designer in the play we were both in […]

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What Peace? and What Heart?

…when you least expect it… I learned a very valuable lesson. I learned what it means to strive for excellence, not perfection. And I finally know and have experienced the raw power of God’s peace. A friend of mine once said, “I make the little decisions with my head and the big decisions with my […]

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