Happy Easter! He is Risen! Rejoice!

Lord, we lift our hearts to you. As the dawn breaks, may we carry the unity we share into every moment knowing that we are one with the risen Christ. Lord, we lift our eyes to you. As the sunrises, may this moment stay with us, reminding us to look for the beautiful colors ofContinue reading “Happy Easter! He is Risen! Rejoice!”

Africa’s Splendor…Day 2

Today, we will spend some time with Lions and Cheetahs….the glory of God in nature.

Tiny Practice: Who will I help today?

“Never underestimate the difference you can make in the lives of others. Step forward, reach out, and help. Reach out to someone who might need a lift.” Pablo As compassion for others is one focus of area of tiny practices, I am asking you today to reach out to someone who may need help. YouContinue reading “Tiny Practice: Who will I help today?”

A Fun Song for a Saturday

I thought this would be a good day to share a fun song and video from Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors. “I Need to go Somewhere” will help give you a bit of levity on a Saturday. Enjoy!

The Summoning

There is a battle that ensues In mind and body both Each fights within itself nonstop And both against the other too. The more my mind darts forth and back And far and wide and long and fast, The more my busy body sinks And aches and downward droops. As these two the battle goesContinue reading “The Summoning”

The Light that Shines in the Darkness–A Poem About Hope

A poem where light shines in the darkness.

Tiny Practice: Turn the Story Around

“The greater part of human pain is unnecessary. It is self-created as long as the unobserved mind runs your life.” ~Eckhart Tolle What stories are going on in your head today? Many of us have lots of stories running through our minds. Have you ever thought about these stories that make you worry or fearful?Continue reading “Tiny Practice: Turn the Story Around”

At the Dawn

Our first glimpse of reality this day – every day – is your fidelity. We are dazzled by the ways you remains constant among us,             in season, out of season,             for better, for worse,             in sickness and in health. You are there in watchfulness as we fall asleep; You are there inContinue reading “At the Dawn”

Tiny Practice: Catch a Sunset

A tiny practice to build an appreciation in all of the glory of God around you….catch a sunset. I try to always look out my window about 15 minutes before the time of sunset. I can tell if the sunset will be a good one. Some of the best sunsets happen with lots of cloudsContinue reading “Tiny Practice: Catch a Sunset”

Dancing…

You have turned my mourning into joyful dancing. You have taken away my clothes of mourning and clothed me with joy, that I might sing praises to you and not be silent. O LORD my God, I will give you thanks forever! Psalm 30:11-12 Some years ago at my daughter’s wedding coming off the danceContinue reading “Dancing…”

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