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April 6, 2014

What I’m Into (March 2014 Edition)

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So, I’m back on the What I’m Into bandwagon again, given the recent resurgence in my life of things like energy and space for creativity. If you’re not a personal directee of mine, haven’t taken one of my eCourses, don’t know me in real life, follow me in Instagram or on Facebook (in which case, […]

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March 5, 2014

A Picture of Ash Wednesday

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Maybe it’s the way the sun is shining today. Maybe it’s the tired ache in me, the ache that longs for life and restoration. But when I saw this video, just after returning from an Ash Wednesday service that reminded me repentance is not about getting things right for God, but allowing God to come […]

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March 3, 2014

For The Last Minute Lentens

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Still struggling about what to do for Lent? Not sure that you’re up for this whole ashes-and-fasting thing? I’ve got a few suggestions for those of us who aren’t sure we’re into Lent this year, and if we are, we just aren’t sure what to do. Beloved This is an eCourse by Jan Richardson, who […]

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February 11, 2014

Book Update: We Have A Title & A Release Date!

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Friends, you’ve been with me on an arduous journey. This book has gestated for longer than a baby elephant, and you’ve been with me, for me, praying for me and beside me in each phase of this process. What began as a twinkle became a few classes became a book proposal became a book contract […]

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February 7, 2014

Slouching Toward Lent

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Epiphany has been good to me this year. Despite the darkness of winter, my world has been cloaked white and bright. The Scriptures have shimmered with the play of light and dark, and I’ve watched that Light caress its way through each reading, each page, the Presence of God so present and real that the […]

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January 31, 2014

A Snow Day Sort of Prayer

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Because it’s blizzardy here in Colorado today… May you know the white fall of forgiveness settling quietly onto the branches of your soul made bare by hurt and betrayal. May you be blanketed by a hush so deep that every doubt about your belovedness holds quiet in the holy silence. May you experience a covering […]

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January 29, 2014

Guest Post: A Different Kind of Grace

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I’m over at Addie Zierman’s place today, sharing about my One Small Change for her series on social justice. It’s an honor to be hosted by such a warm, engaging, deep and thoughtful writer. While the piece made me squirm, the practice helps me keep my heart oriented toward God’s heart for me and for […]

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January 21, 2014

Nesting & Saying No

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So, a few weeks ago I shared some exciting news with you. And it’s still exciting news—the agent, the writing, the long-held dreams coming to fruition, it’s all happening. But. But. After that post a number of interesting things happened. First, I turned my heart slowly and gently toward what God might have for me […]

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December 18, 2013

A Different Kind of Advent Story

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Ex. 24:12-18 Then the Lord said to Moses, “Come up to Me on the mountain and be there; and I will give you tablets of stone, and the law and commandments which I have written, that you may teach them.” 13 So Moses arose with his assistant Joshua, and Moses went up to the mountain […]

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December 16, 2013

An Advent Announcement

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I’m so excited to share this great early Christmas present I got in the mail early last week: I know, I know, you can’t really tell, right? I’m just holding a piece of paper in front of a Christmas tree (whose name is Tilly, by the way.) Well, that piece of paper is the contract […]

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