Deepening // The Weekend Brew

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The voice calls often and repeats its message as a tender inquiry, A low whisper that floats in on the wings of morning. A gentle, inviting voice that offers more than just its sweet melody. The voice beckons for me to read, dive deeper and embrace the Word of God. The voice craves one on one time teaching and filling me with His goodness. The voice is God and His one desire is my time with Him in His word. Since the beginning of 2015, I have been pursued harder to spend time … [Read more...]

Gather // Five Minute Friday

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Excited to join a beautiful group of writers over at the Five Minute Friday, where we write for just five minutes on a word prompt without worrying about perfection. Gather Oh friends, how I long to gather together with you, all in the same room.  We would sit nestled side by side underneath His blanket of love, sipping coffee or tea, sharing our hearts open wide. There would be laughter, tears, joy and acceptance. I do not know when or if I will have the chance to gather with you all in … [Read more...]

Grace Like Rain // The Weekend Brew

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I painted this piece last Sunday during worship.  Before I went out on stage, I was pondering this verse, Deep calls to deep at the roar of your waterfalls; all your breakers and your waves have gone over me.  (Psalm 42:7 ESV) As I reflected on this verse, all I could think about were the waves -- not the all consuming waves of God's presence which bring refreshing, but the waves of life which threaten to overtake you and pull you under, leaving you gasping for air, unable to breathe … [Read more...]

Tending The Fire // Share The Brew With Katie Reid

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Today I have the honor of welcoming Katie Reid to my space.  I met Katie via the Five Minute Friday and was instantly pulled in by the depth of her words.  Please make sure you visit Katie at her blog, The Tightly Wound Woman, and read more of her inspiring posts. A bumpy dirt road leads to our home in the country. Stunning sunrises emerge above acres of farm land beyond our backyard (and sometimes I’m up early enough to see them). But where the lawn meets open fields there sits an … [Read more...]