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Enjoy some blog posts written by our members about a variety of topics.

  • I think a common struggle for us who walk with the Lord is having to know the “why” or knowledge of the outcome of what we are doing now and how it all fits into God’s wonderful plan for our lives and the lives of others. Personally, I like to know what it is I am stepping into so I can create an action plan and move forward confidently...


  • For many of you who know me, you may be wondering why I of all people would be writing on the topic of Sabbath rest. I feel like most days of the year, rest is more of a luxury than a necessity, and a whole 24 hours of it certainly is an impossible request...


  • So often, I feel so unprepared for Christmas. Distractions abound. “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer” is competing for my attention. Life doesn’t stop. And when I lift my head up, it’s Christmas Eve. The next day comes, presents are exchanged, meals are shared, and time is spent with families. While that’s all fine and good, that falls woefully short of the celebration that’s fit for the angelic announcement in Luke’s Christmas story: “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.” (Luke 2:10-11)


  • For you personality test lovers, I am an Enneagram 5 and Myers-Briggs INTJ. I am heavily reliant on thinking things through and coming up with a plan. I feel secure in a trial when I can see a plan to work everything out. At my core I want this because my tendency is to not believe that God will give me the result I want, and that is gut-wrenching...


  • I recently spent the evening at a creatives gathering where we shared pieces of our writing or art. One of the pieces shared ended with this question; “What does enough feel like?” I haven’t been able to shake it. I’ve been mulling over it and bouncing it around with friends. I’ve yet to have someone answer it easily. It’s more of a self-inventory kind of question than it is one that provides a singular right answer for every person. ..