Radical Rest

  Today is my Sabbath. A new concept for me that I am trying to honor, but one that actually goes back thousands of years. The meaning of the word centers around the idea of rest and worship- a time to renew, re-connect and restore. With our Creator, with ourselves, with our joys and passions.…

Pajama Time

A while back, my favorite author/teaching Pastor, Shauna Niequist wrote about pajamas, in her fabulous book “Present over Perfect”. She wrote about a time that she was working on learning to take better care of herself. She wrote that one of the first things she was told to STOP doing was sleeping in workout clothes–you…

Tsunamis of Grief

I was not feeling well yesterday…….. When I am home and sick is when I miss my Mother the most. She was so good at taking care of us when we were sick. She rocked it. Making us herbal teas and bringing us saltines and toast, watching game shows and soap operas on the couch.…

The Year of Radical Transformation

If there are any words to sum up what 2016 has been for me…..Those are the words. I have had a lot of transformational experiences in life, but nothing ever like 2016. It is very similar to another time, 24 years ago, when I walked out of one life and into another after re-committing my…