a heavenly father

From Matthew 6, Jesus talking: “Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal; but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there … Continue reading a heavenly father

desert tidings

The desert will remind you who you oughta be / It'll show you who you are / There's nothing to protect what you're hiding - from Like New Years Day by Sara Watkins. . 🌿 . . This picture was taken in the Judean wilderness in 2011 when I visited Israel on a fun trip … Continue reading desert tidings

resolution

I posted these resolutions to Facebook on Dec 31. Now I'm posting them here. I am proud to report that I am 2/3 the way into "Dry January," as I've dubbed it and it's going very well. 🙂 My concrete and abstract 2017 resolutions (bc once you post it on social media it's basically binding … Continue reading resolution

strength paradox

I watched a TV show episode yesterday that's sort of lame but uplifting for me. A character in the show dealing with an addiction was confronted by a character that previously dealt with a similar addiction. One attempted to persuade the other that their separate-but-shared issue was possible to overcome. The current addicted character told … Continue reading strength paradox

lost and not quite found

Oh me, oh my. Do you ever feel lost? Is that the syndrome of the pre-success-realized twenty-something, waiting to emerge into this thing called adulthood? It feels incredibly slow in coming but it also feels that I am incredibly slow in arriving. I haven't yet blamed it all on me, nor has anyone let me. … Continue reading lost and not quite found