*On October 7th,  I had the abundant honor of guest posting at author Kris Camealy’s blog for the release of her then upcoming book Come Lord Jesus: The Weight of Waiting. I wrote the piece which appeared on her site. I wanted to post it here as well, for though the book as released and Advent …

Holey, Wholly, Holy (a review and a journey)

“Loving like Christ means loving selflessly, even unto death. The only way to get it right is to give the glory of Him. The call to refinement for the Christian is not about making us look better, it’s about us reflecting Christ better.”     (p.57) A quote on the last page, yet that is …

Unattainable Ordinary

I’ve been avoiding it all morning.     I wrote my heart empty yesterday and I didn’t know empty had deeper reserves as I journaled in my Lent book and teared and sighed… I know I’m ordinary. But even ordinary seems so unattainable and lovely sometimes. After all, I know He has used ordinary objects …

Inspirations of Praise

Amen Lisa-Jo. I cheated and flipped my DayBrighter calendar over last night. Saw these words and smiled.  I am ever-grateful – indebted – for the glorious wisdom I receive through friends, contemporaries of an art form I’ve loved since memory, strangers, poets, preachers, past and present…there is so much to learn from one another through the …

 *Updated on 2.12.16. I was raised in the church. Around amazing leaders, congregations, teaching, and warmth. I attended 2 churches from the ages between 3 years old to 26 years old. When I moved East at 26, I had to look a little harder, but God directed me ever-so-graciously to a church body that will …