God is Speaking

Listen for the light stirring of a breeze within. Just to my right I could hear the sound of leaves swished together by a light breeze, the same breeze that cooled my skin.  Off to my left was a stronger sound as a stream moved from silent pooling water to a small cascading fall. The […]


God will wash you clean, heart and soul. There it is again.  It seems like I just washed that shirt and here it is, back in the laundry basket.  Funny thing about laundry, it never seems to go away.  Just when you’ve finished the pile, another one appears in its place.  You never catch up.  […]

Selah – Taking Time to Pause & Reflect

In church today, we discussed Selah – a term from the Bible that means “to pause.” We were all given journals, and I have challenged everyone to take time each day this week (and throughout the holiday season) to pause and reflect. Here are some “starters” you can use for inspiration to write this week. […]

Failure Can Be Very Lonely

It came in a bag of goodies, reminders of a moment in history to be celebrated.  A simple bracelet with blinking lights – a souvenir for each of the athletes who competed in the Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia.    Felix Sanchez, a hurdler for the Dominican Republic and an odds-on favorite at the Sydney games, […]

Are You Soul Weary?

Soul Weary.  You feel it at the very center of who you are.  It’s feeling bone tired at the end of the day.  Every day.  In the morning you get up feeling only a little rested.  The mountain of things to do each day appears higher than your legs will carry you.  You move through […]