I was searching for peace in the wrong places.

I’d finally hit that point – I was stressed. Too stressed. And I was ready to unload all of it onto my husband. While walking our dog around our neighborhood I let it all spill out – I was feeling overwhelmed with work, graduate school homework, and a family issue. I felt distracted from thingsContinue reading “I was searching for peace in the wrong places.”

5 ways to serve God and each other during the coronavirus pandemic

My last blog post, 5 ways to connect with God during the coronavirus pandemic, talked about exactly what the title implies – connecting with God during this unprecedented time of social distancing and staying home. If you are feeling disconnected from God, especially in the absence of in-person church and ministries, you are not alone.Continue reading “5 ways to serve God and each other during the coronavirus pandemic”

5 ways to connect with God during the coronavirus pandemic

During this pandemic, many people are feeling afraid – you might be scared for a particularly vulnerable loved one, friend or neighbor. Maybe you ARE the vulnerable one and you’re scared for your own health. Maybe you’re scared for the thousands of strangers you see being impacted by this virus. Some people are feeling anxious.Continue reading “5 ways to connect with God during the coronavirus pandemic”

I escaped from prison.

Okay, not like a real-life, actual prison… but a prison nonetheless.  My mother introduced me to the quote “Our mind is a garden, our thoughts are the seeds. You can grow flowers, or you can grow weeds.” I’ve been waging a (losing) war recently with my thoughts. I’ve been obsessing over things and people thatContinue reading “I escaped from prison.”