Like many of you, I’m constantly trying to find the balance between action and rest, between achieving and just be-ing, between praying and working. This was a balance I was searching for before the pandemic, but now, with our lives and routines and schedules completely upended, it’s like starting fresh in many ways. Only now… Continue reading the Easter task
I guess the thing now for new year’s resolutions is to choose a word for your year. Have you heard of it? Maybe you’ve already chosen one. Health, Energy, Boldness, Creativity, Courage. Or maybe you hate all things resolutions and have vowed never to make them again. I am somewhere in between. January definitely gives… Continue reading a reset
There are four words that are saving my life right now. By ‘saving my life’ I just mean helping me to keep turning my soul towards God, again and again. Because I often forget who I am, and what I am. These phrases remind me that I am more than just these skin and bones,… Continue reading these 4 words
Oh my poor bedside table. I think it might just collapse under the weight of the books and journals I've placed there. I used to be more adamant about my "one book at a time" rule, but I've thrown caution to the wind these days. When a book cries out to me from the library… Continue reading a hungry faith
Change is in the air. A new school year is here, and this time around I hug both of my boys good-bye before they enter those big doors, backpacks thumping against their little legs. (Is it just me or does the cuteness factor of a 4 year old sky- rocket the second you place a… Continue reading with both hands open
“Many people, myself among them, feel better at the mere sight of a book.” – Jane Smiley My husband says I should get out more. And he's probably right. The wake-up call happened when I broke yet another vacuum by clogging it with all of my hair. "Do you think I have a problem? Am… Continue reading so many books, so little time.
I do not yet know what I carry in my heart, but I trust it will emerge as I write.Henri Nouwen This is a new beginning. Maybe it's the spring in the air that has me inspired but really, this change has been coming for a while. These seeds were planted a long time ago. … Continue reading new seeds