So many “words” for this year that I see people post on social media. Just. One. Word. I need much more help than that. The deep need of my life calls for deep work. Words that came to me yesterday: “Rage on the page. Keep tears near your heart.” This is what I will workContinue reading “Rage and emotion”
For the first time in years I stayed up to make sure 2020 was really leaving the building. It was a moral victory if nothing else. The new year always marks a new year for me because it’s my birthday.
There are a couple of areas becoming clear where I will do a bit more writing and start back in podcasting for 2020. I will continue to lend my voice, small as it is, to supporting women in ministry. Leadership. Not just ordaining. Leadership. I will continue to lend my voice, small as it is,Continue reading “2 places where my voice will be raised”
The beginning of the year. The beginning of a new year for me. I open up my Bible to read Genesis 1 and I come past the title page. On that title page I wrote a quote from Dietrich Bonhoeffer and it serves for my life goal in this year of 2020: This, I pray,Continue reading “My 54th Year”
I can wake up every day with a driving passion to help my family, my church, and my city thrive.
In a few days I will be 50. FIFTY. 5-0. 49 has been good. It’s been a great year. Our family has added a daughter-in-law. We also celebrate our first grandson. It’s been a great year. Our church has made a big leap of faith, moving from it’s old facility into a new building andContinue reading “The big 5-0”
There are two “words” the Lord dropped into my heart for 2016. ABUNDANCE HARVEST He has given these words for my family and my church. This will be a year of provision. This will be a year of harvest. So much has transitioned in such a short time. For our church, we are out ofContinue reading “The year of abundance… and hard work”
“To begin well is good, but it is not enough; it is only those who stay the course and finish the race that have any hope of gaining the prize.” — F.F. Bruce
New year. New “resolutions.” One key thought in making “resolutions” or goals is this: What gets put on a calendar gets done. That isn’t a hard and fast rule, but if you put it on the calendar, you make the commitment. I have to THINK about what is on my calendar. This new year hasContinue reading “Discipline”