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enjoy the moment

Another workout – another spiritual truth. Earlier this week I compared an intense physical workout to the degree by which we aim to grow spiritually. You can read that post here. Today, I learned something new while on the trail: some runners speed along the course improving their speed, while others seek only to finish hurriedly […]

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when life isn’t working

Symptoms: life seems stale, lack of motivation, lost creativity, easily and frequently saddened, fatigue, joint pain, avoiding crowds, quick to complain, critical of friends and family… This, my friend, is the common “dry spirit” diagnosis, but do not worry! It is treatable! Before you ever encountered the first symptom, God already promised to dispense the ultimate […]

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get outside

In what way do you like to interact with God’s creation?  Do you appreciate and enjoy all that His hands have made?  Maybe you’re a beach-lover like I am and can spend endless hours along the seashore pondering the grandeur of God.  Or, do you feel at home in the mountains enjoying His peaceful presence […]

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a storm named Sandy

Isn’t funny how it so often happens like this?  Just yesterday I was thinking about hurricane season coming to a close next month, and we have fared pretty well on the east coast.  But, I awaken this morning to the news that the tropical system in the Atlantic is now causing some speculation that we could […]

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tribute to trees

I have a confession to make:  I love trees!  Not in a tree-hugging kind of way, but in the sense of “I feel at home surrounded by trees.” When I was growing up, my only playground was a thick patch of hilly forest that always promised adventure. My collie/ shepherd mix, Ginger, and I would […]

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