spiritual path

The Life Is In The Process

We have an idea that God is leading us to a particular end, a desired goal; He is not. The question of getting to a particular end is a mere incident. What we call the process, God calls the end.” -Oswald Chambers Yesterday, I was getting frustrated because I’m trying to write a book. The […]

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Living Fully Beloved

We went for a short vacation to Montana. Where we stayed was surrounded by mountains. Sitting outside, the wind blew a chill June breeze that reminded me summer has not yet arrived here in Montana. I could see snow capped mountains even as the sun felt warm midday. Still Spring, the season of uncertainty. But […]

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In the 1600’s a young soldier named Nicholas Herman decide to devote his life to following God and learning more about Christ. He joined a monastery and took the name Brother Lawrence of the Resurrection. He worked for the most part in the kitchen. Through the decades Brother Lawrence learned, what Christ had also known, […]

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Act Medium

When we used to live on a military base there were certain people that had a popular bumper sticker that said something about how being a wife of someone in the military was the hardest job in the military… something like that. Anyway, it always got on my nerves for obvious reasons. This touting is […]

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Notes on a Poem

Lines Last after Chris Rice ● ● ● It was the very last lines Of “Our Best Minds” That compelled me to risk: Return prodigal pen to poetry. “Where are you now?” he wrote. You with the great art in you, where are you? “Withering unknown on your dying bed Because you were afraid to […]

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Being Considered by God

It’s fascinating that this was never part of the sermon or Sunday School lesson. At least as far as I can remember. I guess I pictured the scenario playing out differently. I knew God gave permission to Satan to attack Job but I didn’t realize God actually brought Job into the limelight. Timing is everything […]

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Remembering what we already know

This morning I needed to remember what it was God had invited me to at the beginning of this year. The repeated words of Jesus as Mary sat at His feet learning. Sometimes when God is trying to get my attention it seems He uses the same words and themes, but all from different people […]

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