A Prayer Walk

A Prayer Walk

We continue our journey of emphasizing a different spiritual discipline each week. This week’s focus is on a prayer walk.  Have you taken a prayer walk? Do you know what it is?  Here is an article providing a description. Please take time to read. Also, take...
Learning to Surrender: Maybe a Nap Can Help

Learning to Surrender: Maybe a Nap Can Help

This week’s spiritual discipline is “surrender.” Today’s blog is the chapter “A Nap,” from Chris Maxwell’s book, Pause for Moms. Remember the occasion? The child was tired. It was past nap time and his day had already been very busy. Games and laughter and more games...
a poem for christmas

a poem for christmas

thanksgiving and christmas, new year’s eve and new year’s day, all arriving in this sudden segment of life, on days concluding school terms or days beginning fresh times as the calendars and clocks carried in our hands carry us, drag us, as we breathe, barely,...
Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday

This chapter highlights a week in His life that moved so many components of the story toward a revelation of that mission. This chapter reminds us to glance back in time as the Strong One became weak, as the God-Man intentionally gives up His superman cape, as...
Happy Birthday?

Happy Birthday?

A friend sent me this 2-letter-text: “Happy Birthday!” My birthday is actually in July. But I knew the meaning of his comment. He was honoring my other birthday, the start of my new life, the beginning in March 1996 of my adventure with encephalitis and epilepsy, my...