Tag: christianity

So this is Christmas.

Before I had kids I loved Christmas.  Twinkle lights were a part of my everyday decor.  I played Christmas music way too early. I love advent readings in church.  Seeing friends who are too busy the other 11 months of the year.  Christmas plays- I…

Eeny, meeny, miny, moe.

The recess bell rings.  Tommy brought a brand new soccer ball.  Everyone rushes to the field, and waits for him to choose. You found the perfect tie.  You spent hours getting your hair to stay that high.  You walk in, find your side and…

This PIN is on fire!!

It’s true that sometimes I spend my time on my iPhone taking a brain break, pinning random things that pop up on those pinterest.com pages.  There are also times when I go searching the internet for something specific, and then pin the perfect thing…

Dear Discipline…

Have you ever heard the phrase: “The freedom of discipline”?  It’s ironic.  Don’t you think.  A little too ironic.  To think that the power to act, speak, or think as one wants, (without hinderance or restraint), comes through the practice of being trained to…

Pressing Deeper

In my post last week I mentioned explaining a bit more about the Seven Sacred Pauses.  What I have on the subject is very limited knowledge, I just heard of it in a book I read last month: ‘7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess”…

Press Pause

(For Lent I am practicing the Seven Sacred Pauses, which I’ll write more about in another post, but this is on my heart tonight.) The Night Watch.  Keeping Vigil with Jesus. I tried to sit for 15 minutes and empty my mind, to see…

Uncommon Sense.

January is a fabulous month for brand new beginnings.  But often times all that ambition gets lost in the January dreariness and we loose our momentum.  This is so true if we’re trying to reach a goal that we weren’t able to reach before….