Following Jesus, Life, Serving Others

How to Choose a Church :: More Confessions from a Pastor’s Wife

I'm pretty sure I love Jesus more than ever before but His kids are driving me crazy.   I can't keep binge watching Gilmore Girls and eating popcorn to escape so I thought I might have an honest conversation with you today. Last week's post about house cats and the church unleashed something in me and… Continue reading How to Choose a Church :: More Confessions from a Pastor’s Wife

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Christmas, Encouragement, Jesus, Life

Transitions …When Light Breaks Through  {Advent Season ~ Week 2}

My husband has this crazy gift of being able to help a group of people make a needed transition.  In our 20-something years of walking it out with Jesus in life and ministry, he's facilitated major transitions in churches we've been in ...changing locations, leadership and staff  transitions,  policy transitions, and another significant one we… Continue reading Transitions …When Light Breaks Through  {Advent Season ~ Week 2}

Encouragement, Following Jesus, Friendships, God's Love, Life, social justice

A Pint of Gas ~ More Stories From Our Front Porch

  It was a hot, sunny day here in Alabama when an older gentleman knocked on our front door.  He had run out of gas. "Can I borrow a pint of gas?" He just needed a little bit  to get him the rest of the way home and he assured me he would pay us… Continue reading A Pint of Gas ~ More Stories From Our Front Porch

Encouragement, Holy Spirit, Life

On Damon Pond

On the dock ...by the water ...listening to the songs the birds are singing ...the wind blowing gently through the trees and across the water. "It's coming!"  That's what the wind seems to be saying ...coming ...anticipation ...new mercies. "All is calm.  All is bright." Sunlight is dancing along the ripples of water created by… Continue reading On Damon Pond

Encouragement, Faith, Following Jesus, God's Love, Life

Amending the Soil of My Soul

I love gardening.  Planting flowers and watching them grow and bloom into the beautiful creation of God they were meant to display brings joy to my heart.  However, planting flowers and watching them gradually slump as they gasp for air and nutrients, eventually turning brown and brittle-- makes me  sad and frustrated. I've gotten pretty… Continue reading Amending the Soil of My Soul

Encouragement, God's Love, Jesus, Life

Grand Finale {Finding Life :: A 30-Day Challenge}

From Baby Feet to Blessings and Meditations to Mysteries ...this has been a wonderful, wild adventure!  30 Days of looking for life under every rock, around every corner, on paths, in the sky above and the trees and flowers below, in faces and conversations with others, and the melodies of love sung over me. There… Continue reading Grand Finale {Finding Life :: A 30-Day Challenge}

Encouragement, Life

A Day in the Neighborhood {Finding Life :: A 30-Day Challenge}

This morning I decided to weave my way through our neighborhood for my 3 mile walk.  Walking through our neighborhood is never just a walk.  It's conversations on  yards and front porches.  It's waves and hello's down each street along the way.  It's catching up with neighbors and sharing our stories. Grandma Carrie always told… Continue reading A Day in the Neighborhood {Finding Life :: A 30-Day Challenge}