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i wake up some mornings

I wake up some mornings, ask Jesus for encouragement in this crazy world. Ask for a way to stay centered, not get distracted by cynicism and accusation and apathy and bitterness. For affirmation. For the words to pray, for faith to pray big prayers. He always shows up, in amazing ways. I have learned to … Continue reading

my thoughts on effective ministry: where you are is where i’m free

I notice often, in America where I live, that the simplicity of following Jesus is sort of misunderstood. It is not that his words are hard to understand, most of them anyway (because some of them are quite mysterious and cryptic), or that, once you feel his presence, you don’t want to feel it again daily, or that … Continue reading

my thoughts on effective ministry: the morning slowly brightens

The morning slowly brightens, from black to gray to bright, and I am sitting in my room readying myself for the day. This day is busy. All of them are in the current season. My children are getting older and involved in more. We homeschool, which takes up a good chunk of each day. I … Continue reading

stop and listen

Stop what you are doing and say I love you Jesus and then listen. Do you hear the wind in the trees? Do you hear your children saying Mommy or Daddy? Do you see the flowers? Or squawking, chirping beauty flying fast all around you? What about color? Is it varied and shaded and deep and … Continue reading