Project Resurrection

This week I share my reflection entitled, "Project Resurrection" for the Anniversary of the Covenant tragedy. It was written from a place of tremendous love for the Dieckhaus family, and my deep belief that God built us to resurrect. No matter what our circumstances, God is working to give us

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Lenten Love Series #6

Welcome to Easter week. God's presence in the present is how God makes Easter not just a one-time dramatic event, but our daily, attainable reality. God just keeps showing up in subtle and profound ways to prove that we are not alone, ever. More profoundly, God works through us to

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Lenten Love Series #5

This week is all about getting out of God's way, so the Spirit can work in your life. We are coming up on the anniversary of the Covenant School Shooting and Easter. I am wise enough to know now that I am much braver, certainly more balanced (even peaceful) in

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Lenten Love Series #4

Today I share a very intimate and personal experience of the Holy Spirit in my recent life. What a relief when we call out to God and God rushes in. No burning bushes, angel visitations or the heavens opening for me. My experience of God has been more subtle. We

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Lenten Love Series #3

Today I wrestle with where and how the Holy Spirit is revealed in our suffering. I believe God is especially close to the broken-hearted. In my own experience, I have felt the mysterious Spirit most profoundly when everything else in my life was dark and uncertain. The Holy Spirit

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Lent Love Series #2

This has been a year of the hard and the exquisite. The silver lining of my vulnerability, is that I have felt and have been a witness to God's spirit working creatively and redemptively in and all around me. I think the idea of the Spirit confounds some. You can't

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Lent Love Series #1

Today begins my six-week "Lent Love" series entitled, "Come, Holy Spirit, Come." Instead of focusing on giving up something this year, I am in pursuit of a deeper experiences of the Divine working, loving, healing, and directing my path. For the next six weeks leading up to Easter, I want

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A Cure for the Winter Blues

Several years ago, I visited a special art exhibit of Pablo Picasso’s paintings in Paris. The show was curated around colors that reflected the artist’s mood and style during significant periods of his career. For example, the years 1901-1904 represented Picasso’s Blue Period. Every work of art was painted with

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Pray for an Epiphany

As a writer, I am always hoping and praying for an epiphany. Some new insight, a revelation of truth, maybe a spark of surprising creativity, but a divine jump taken in my faith journey would be the best. Epiphanies are divinely sent. Heaven waits for just the right moment.

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