Each time I pass our kitchen window, or sit at the table nearby, I cringe and berate myself a little. I immediately want to stop whatever I'm doing, grab work gloves, go outside, and start digging. The mulched, natural area in the furthest point of our yard once beautifully held a few bushes and flowers, crepe myrtles and a dwarf magnolia, two filled bird feeders, and a small mobile fire pit … [Read more...] about What Happens If You Look Beyond the Weeds?
Not Creative? We Were Made to Create
You were made to create. We all were. Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines creative as "having or showing an ability to make new things or think of new ideas. And as children formed in the image of a Creator, we have an innate ability to create. So maybe we've just forgotten. How often, when faced with the possibility of trying something new, have you said either audibly or silently, I'm … [Read more...] about Not Creative? We Were Made to Create
Will You Be Vulnerable Today?
You won’t be vulnerable today. Me, neither. We all want to belong. The ways we can do that now are vast, particularly when we consider our online communities. But belonging is different than finding true connection. Belonging is being part of the running club, the worship team, the school improvement team, the neighborhood BUNCO group. But True Connection, which often begins … [Read more...] about Will You Be Vulnerable Today?