where is god in all this

Only God does perfect

It’s really easy as a Christian to fall into the trap of trying to be the perfect follower of God. I am so cognizant of the gift of my life – this one life – this one opportunity to get it right. I don’t want to squander it. It’s too precious of a gift to […]

hitting the wall…

I hit the wall today. I was just give out, as we say in the South. There wasn’t anything left, and I shut down. It was the hardest day of my Practicum week. I know now that I should have listened to that inner voice telling me, more like shouting at me, that I needed […]

Foodiism

As I write this, my husband, David, is in Ethiopia. He’s there as an advisor as a part of IBM’s Service Corps to assist the Ethiopian Agricultural Ministry in improving their data analysis in relation to farm production and their efforts to reduce mortality and hunger in the northeastern African nation. Also, as I write […]

just a thought…

Satan likes nothing better than to use good people to do his dirty work.

preparing for easter…

I don’t know if you’re like me. I’ve sat in churches all my life. I’ve stared up at the Crucifix looking for answers, inspiration, meaning. Sometimes I’ve found the thing for which I searched. Other times, my mind wandered and I caught myself wondering how the heck the people who worked at the churches ever […]

the times they are a changing…

As I write this, the Cardinals are meeting in the Vatican to choose our next Pope. They are attempting to discern who the Holy Spirit is telling them for whom to vote. I’ve been thinking a lot about discernment myself. I’ve been in a bit of a holding pattern in my own attempt to hear […]

the bread of life…

“I am the bread of life. He who comes to me shall not hunger.” John 6:35 Bread is pretty important.  Its main component, wheat, is called “the staff of life.” That’s a bold statement. Look at almost any label on the foods in your pantry. The majority of them contain wheat in their long list […]