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Margins

Have you ever been restricted to one page?  A letter.  A resume.  We type everything out and it spills onto a second page.  So, we edit.  Eliminate.  But we just can’t seem to squeeze everything we want onto one page.  So we adjust the margins.  We shrink and squeeze them until we can successfully cram…

Flowers for No Reason

I can’t keep plants alive. I try, but I always forget to water them or water them too much. So imagine my excitement when beautiful succulent flowers emerged like a Phoenix out of the ashes in my planter (see picture above). We normally rotate new annuals in this planter, but I think we are just…

Who are We Handing the Microphone?

I recently heard a celebrity share on a podcast that they have someone who sifts through their social media comments for them.  They filter out all the negative comments and highlight the comments worth their attention.  The interviewer sarcastically responded with: “Wait! You mean there are mean people on the internet?!” Ok, so I have…

Proclaiming Hope

If you have followed me for a while you or met me in person you may notice the presence of various shades of teal.  My website.  Images I post.  Mailers.  My Bible.  My Yeti.  My phone case.  This is not by chance nor because my favorite color is teal.  I surround myself with teal intentionally…

R & R Part 2 – Rest

As we continue to explore Jubilee we discuss – Rest. What is rest and what does it look like in our daily life? Rest is anything that produces the three intended goals of rest – relaxing, refreshing or recovering. It’s intentional. I would argue it’s synonymous with self-care. We all need time to rest and…

Perseverance

A few weeks ago I likened this current pandemic season to signing up to run a 5k race, only to realize we had actually entered a marathon. Click on the video above to listen as I elaborate upon this analogy and what it takes to complete any race – perseverance. Perseverance is a process that…