“In that day you will know that I am in My Father, you are in Me, and I am in you.” –Jesus (Jn. 14:20) The theological idea of perichoresis (“mutual indwelling” — or the community that exists, the perfect union without loss of distinction, that breathes and lives and interacts and maybe even dances among theContinue reading “A few thoughts on the Trinity and sex.”
If you are a believer in The Way, then this is for you. I’ve been hearing a lot of fearful talk lately among Christians. Fearful of our times; fearful of the horrific events happening all around the world to people just like you and me. Fearful of the future (especially here in the United States)Continue reading “Fear of the Lord”
Long summer days make room for the things that seem to get squeezed out of those quick winter hours, lost in between the layered armor of wool and down, simple pleasures that need the sun to coax them out and warm breezes to get ’em moving.
The storm woke me up. That- and my 2 year old, startled awake from the rumbling thunder and continuous lighting. I shuffled in to his room, barely coherent myself, and helped him to the bathroom. Soon, I carried him back to bed, his tiny arms wrapped around my neck. After tucking him back in, kissesContinue reading “Maranatha”
Sometimes you write a blog post after weeks of feeling brain-dead and exhausted and it takes hours to write because of the many, many interruptions that happen in the life of a mom and wife and it takes real concentration and just a small glass of wine to finally finish. And then, even after yearsContinue reading “A Slow Walk”
The woman was convinced. She saw that the tree was beautiful and its fruit looked delicious, and she wanted the wisdom it would give her. So she took some of the fruit and ate it. Then she gave some to her husband, who was with her, and he ate it, too. (Gen. 3:6, NLT) WhileContinue reading “Take and Eat”
Somehow, I’ve found myself in yet another season of discipline, but this time more specifically, self-discipline. Because I am pursuing my undergrad entirely online, it forces me to get serious about a couple of things. Here are a few ways that help me stay on task and get work done. Make a schedule, stick toContinue reading “4 Ways to Get Work Done”
You know what I believe? I believe that you can be an intelligent, curious, and deeply spiritual woman and also get a kick out of a great shade of lipstick. I believe that you can think well and do well and still dress well. I believe that my worth is measured and spoken by theContinue reading “What I Believe”
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After years of living in almost every corner of Nashville, separately and then together after we married, Michael and I finally moved out to the country. We have coyotes in our back field and limited internet service and beauty as far as the eye can see. We only have two neighbors and one of themContinue reading “But We Trust”