Anxious No More {Habit 1: Mind the Gap}

As I was heading out the door to take my husband to the train station, I grabbed my cell phone. Immediately a cascade of anxiety washed through my body and with it the remembrance that a friend was angry with me. I stared at the phone in my hand, remembering our...

Bless Those Who Annoy You

I’m moonlighting over on Godspace today, friends, trying to bless those who annoy me, even though sometimes I’d rather just be annoyed. If you care to join me in the quest to bless our annoyers, read on. (The photo, in case you’re wondering, is...

Disciplines and Other Delights

Two months away from my blog have flown by. I wonder how much life I’ve missed these past weeks simply because I’m not writing about it? Writing forces me to pay attention, and attention is something I’m all too prone to overlook as I bustle through...

Stillness and Sleep

Today’s post was inspired in part by chapter 1, “Learning to Breathe,” of Christine Sine’s book, Return to Our Senses: Re-imagining How We Pray. It’s Easter. For another five glorious weeks it’s Easter. I love that the Easter season...

Memorizing God

This post is adapted from my afternoon talk at the Bethany Presbyterian Church Women’s Retreat in April. A year and a half ago, at Thanksgiving, Susan showed me a little book she’d made with all the verses of Ephesians printed in it, six or eight verses to a...

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