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To live in the present

First, let me take a minute to acknowledge that I took last week off from writing. I even got a few questions about it. For some reason, last week was just a week to exist and not contemplate much of anything. It definitely had its rough moments. I'm still learning to navigate this place I… Continue reading To live in the present

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Rollin’ with the punches

Random Wednesday check-in? Maybe that will be a new thing. I am still figuring out what I'm doing in this new season and new territory. I'm still processing through what to say publicly and what to process offline with my peeps. Y'all. My people deserve a medal. I'm not sure how many rough patches they… Continue reading Rollin’ with the punches

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You’re brave, beautiful and handpicked

So today I'm trying to spend downtime. While I'm sitting in front of the TV, it isn't on. I'm in two different Bible study groups (well 3 really) and I'm using the time to prepare for the next week. But I'm also trying to rest well. Monday I got the ok from cardiology to attempt… Continue reading You’re brave, beautiful and handpicked

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The A-team

As I sit here and reflect, I am amazed at the number of people God has put into my life during this season. This season, this year (and a bit), has been the hardest of my adult life. Yet, in this season, in this hard, He gave me gifts of friendships, of people, my people,… Continue reading The A-team

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Reclaiming peace

My people and I have started a thing in our group. Once a week someone is the person of the week. That week they tell their story, whatever story God has for them to tell. The rest of us pray over them that week and come back to speak words over them, to them, of… Continue reading Reclaiming peace

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All consuming

There's been a lot of reflection lately. This week I've had time to do just that. I had drive time on Tuesday and while the weather wasn't conducive to too much mind wandering, the road itself lends me to my thoughts. Probably two things make me reflect on my life this week. The first is… Continue reading All consuming

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Where’s my church

I was reading in the (In)courage devotional Bible just now, and I read a reading entitled "This is Church" (it goes with Psalm 150:6 if you have that Bible and want to see it). It was talking about church as a "house of worship" and finding that place of worship in nature. I'm not necessarily… Continue reading Where’s my church