Category Archives: Reflections

(K)not This Day!

Dear One, I arrived in the presence of God today full of desolation, envy, resentment. It’s not pretty, but it does happen. As I sat with the Spirit I realized I was tied up in knots.  Or more accurately, nots. Not included.  … Continue reading

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Lay it Down. Let it Go. Leave a Different Way.

Dear One, Hello and Happy New Year!! And by the way, congratulations friend. Look at you – you made it. You’ve crossed the threshold into what we thought might never come – 2021. It wasn’t easy, but here you are … Continue reading

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Rise & Shine

Dear One, Every year around this time, I ask God for a word. One word I then lean into for the following year.  My word for 2020 was soar, which, if I’m to be honest, often felt more like sore.  “Soar” arrived with … Continue reading

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The Grit & Grace of Gratitude

Dear One, This time last year, a friend of mine from CA wrote a mini-series on the theme of gratitude and published it on her Instagram page. Soon after, 2020 rolled (or shall we say roared) in and … She got Covid (incapacitated … Continue reading

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You First

Dear One, Have you ever prayed/hoped for healing and wondered why it didn’t come, only to later realize you were to be an active participant in bringing it about? I have. And I find myself experiencing it right this minute in … Continue reading

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Choose to Refuse

Dear One, I was reading in Luke 10 the other day. Jesus had gathered his disciples together to offer some instructions before sending them out. I was struck by this in particular:  “Once you enter a house, speak to the people there … Continue reading

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Be Like Rain

Dear One, I’ve been thinking about rain. While I typically think of rain as water falling from the skies, its definition is as broad as: “a large quantity of anything falling rapidly or in quick succession.” As in, a rain of abuse. Those of … Continue reading

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Leave the Timing

Dear One, This week an article appeared in the Washington Post about a house for sale. A house that’s provided refuge for more than 56,000 people from approximately 170 countries over the past 50 years. A house that Hubby and I were … Continue reading

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Do What Matters Most

Dear One, I’m a morning person but there was a day, years ago now, when I rolled out of bed only to feel every last ounce of my reserves literally drain from my body. I had no way to retrieve … Continue reading

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The Truth of the Matter

Dear One, This morning, I saw something about myself I didn’t very much like. These things happen when you’re healing, amen?  I grew up watching the 1970’s sitcom I Dream of Jeannie. Have you seen it? Jeannie was a genie who materialized only to … Continue reading

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