Dear little robin:
There you sit
day by day
caring for your little ones
upon your nest of twigs
beneath blue skies or sunshine or rain —
Continue reading “For the mama birds”
What do we do when life comes to a halt?
When emptiness grows
And activities are slowed
When work is on hold
And the doors are closed
Continue reading “Hope for when life comes to a halt”
Lord, change my heart.
Replace my desire to hustle with a heart that desires holiness.
Continue reading “A prayer”
We live in a stressful world — maybe we may have draining jobs, babies waking during the night, children struggling in school, family difficulties, or filled-to-the-brim schedules. “I really need some ‘me’ time,” you think. Some self-care.
But then we read passages like this:
Continue reading “Self-care or self-sacrifice?”
“Need to make an important decision? Choose the bigger life.”
This is the advice of happiness researcher Gretchen Rubin in one of her podcast episodes.
But what does choosing big look like in God’s kingdom?
Continue reading “On “choosing the bigger life” — and why that might mean the opposite”