Why I’m Choosing a Lenten Practice of Laziness This Year

I told my church family yesterday that I’m choosing a practice this Lent of being lazy. They laughed and many piped up that they were too! So then I explained what it means to me this year. If you know me at all, then you know I’m a pretty disciplined, motivated and intentional person. Almost … Continue reading Why I’m Choosing a Lenten Practice of Laziness This Year

Hidden in Plain Sight: Why Paying Attention Makes All The Difference

My best parenting moment of many days are that moment after dinner when there's 60 minutes until I've reached the finish line as a parent. It's the moment you realize you're almost there. The sweet bliss is about to arrive where these kids you love with every ounce of your being will go to bed. Well, they'll … Continue reading Hidden in Plain Sight: Why Paying Attention Makes All The Difference

Naming Life in the Midst of Conflict: These Are the Real Rock Stars

Today, I need to name and celebrate the twelve faith communities who taught me all kinds of beautiful ways to love people and practice the way of Jesus. Hume UMC in Lima, OhioTrinity UMC in Lima, OhioSoldotna UMC in Soldotna, AlaskaSt. John UMC in Anchorage, AlaskaFlorida Southern College in Lakeland, FloridaGeorgianna UMC in Merritt Island, … Continue reading Naming Life in the Midst of Conflict: These Are the Real Rock Stars