Growing Spiritually

Unrealistic Expectations and Scratchy Wool Sweaters

Unrealistic Expectations and Scratchy Wool Sweaters

I think there is a reason we are told to approach Jesus as a little child. There is a freedom in being uneducated in pomp and circumstance. With a child-like attitude, we come to Him with vulnerability and authenticity. Concerning ourselves with the rightness or the wrongness of our approach is far from our minds. When I began my writing journey, I knew so little about how to write. I had to google “blog” to…

You are More Victorious Than You Feel

You are More Victorious Than You Feel

There was a fire in our neighborhood yesterday. Across the street from us. Across. The. Street. I never heard the siren. I met one of my other neighbors at the garbage can by the curb last night at about 10 pm and she told me the story. The house was not burned but it did destroy their back yard.  The only thing I could think to say besides how sorry I was (the fire burned…

3 Things to Learn from An Unruly Garland

3 Things to Learn from An Unruly Garland

So, I’ve been working on Christmas decor this week and I have encountered the most obstinate piece of garland ever created. When I picked it out at Paul Michael’s store, it seemed so minimalist. It was not dense or heavy. I had dreams of it winding around thingies on the mantel. You know, kinda like sugar plums dancing in my head.  My head was dancing alright. When you must resort to using your head to hold…