Creating Space for Beauty

I’ve found that experiencing beauty as a regular part of my day requires cultivating a welcoming space: physical space, such as having a special area to d...

Three Weeks of Thanks

Mondays are for gratitude…counting to 1000 and beyond… “We never know where God hides His pools. ¬†We see a rock, and we cannot guess it is the...

Making a Gratitude Journal

My recent posts have centered around two themes: gratitude and memory, the two areas I believe God is leading me to focus on for 2010. In this time between Chri...

Anamnesis

As I look at the beautiful Christmas tree here at my parent’s home, hung with 40 years of memories, I’m struck by how this tree is like memory itsel...

A Thousand Gifts

“I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.” John 10:10 A year ago I stumbled upon a blog called A Holy Experience. The captivating poet...

Salty Speech

I often wish I knew how to respond with life-giving and healing words, so as I read through Colossians the past two days, Colossians 4:6 jumped out at me. Durin...