What If

I frequently ask myself ‘what if’ questions: What if it rains on the day that I plan my hike? What if I make mistakes when I’m playing piano this week? What if they don’t like me? What if I say the wrong thing? What if I push send on that text that I decided not … Continue reading What If

Going into the desert

I had a wonderful conversation with a dear friend a few days back.  I was telling her how I am struggling with a few things right now and she responded, “It’s as though you are in exile, like the Israelites and Jesus were.” I haven’t been able to stop reflecting on this and what it … Continue reading Going into the desert

Lenten Hope

  It’s just been a tough couple of weeks..certainly don’t want to compare myself to Job, but at my lowest moments, that’s where I’m going.  Why is it that at times the struggles seem to come from every direction?  No matter what I plan for my ‘lenten sacrifices/promises,’ God always has other plans.  And so, … Continue reading Lenten Hope

God’s topsy-turvy world

  Reflect on this….. God’s World: He speaks in the silence The first will be last and the last will be first Blessed be the….poor, mourning, meek, hungry “I’ll have dinner at your house tonight Zacchaeus” “If I don’t wash your feet…..” “Whoever loves his life will lose it” “It is profitable for you that … Continue reading God’s topsy-turvy world