Open the Grace {Day Nine} 40 Gifts for 40 Days

“You, God, are my God, earnestly I seek you; I thirst for you, my whole being longs for you, in a dry and parched land where there is no water. I have seen you in the sanctuary and beheld your power and your glory. Because your love is better than life, my lips will glorifyContinue reading “Open the Grace {Day Nine} 40 Gifts for 40 Days”

Open the Grace {Day Six} 40 Gifts for 40 Days

Today’s Gift of Grace // Walking the Path Open the Grace {Day Six} 40 Gifts for 40 Days So we start walking this pathway, one foot in front of the other. Not in a hurry. It’s a patient trek with the Dearest Friend I’ve known. & the walk itself is a gift— the rhythm ofContinue reading “Open the Grace {Day Six} 40 Gifts for 40 Days”

Open the Grace {Day Five} 40 Gifts for 40 Days

O Lord, make this Lenten season different from the other ones. Let me find You again. Amen. Henri Nouwen In a season when we’re looking for something—maybe the current season is not optimal & we feel there’s more—we are waiting & praying for… Something. “For I am about to do something new. See, I haveContinue reading “Open the Grace {Day Five} 40 Gifts for 40 Days”

Open the Grace {Day Three} 40 Gifts for 40 Days

& provide for those who grieve in Zion—to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of joy instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair. Isaiah 61:3a NIV As we start the journey this first week of Lent, a few steps out from DayContinue reading “Open the Grace {Day Three} 40 Gifts for 40 Days”

Open the Grace {Day One} 40 Gifts for 40 Days

From the first moment He formed life out of the dust, we see His grace that finds us right where we are—even in the dust and the ashes. His gift from Day One is the breath of life He breathes in our lungs. His life infused into our very being—giving us our first breath. WeContinue reading “Open the Grace {Day One} 40 Gifts for 40 Days”

❤️ BIG LOVE // Let Out the Sails

When Jesus walks in the room there’s no containing it, no matter where you are in life, no matter what you’ve been through, and everybody knows from Day One— Love is here. & it’s not anything we can take credit for. We didn’t make it happen. We didn’t keep it going. He just walked inContinue reading “❤️ BIG LOVE // Let Out the Sails”

❤️ LOVE BIG // Weekend Wrap-Up

❤️ We began this Valentine’s week right here—in the presence of the Father. Holding onto His Word, His Truth, and held by Him. “There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God, the holy habitation of the Most High. God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved; GodContinue reading “❤️ LOVE BIG // Weekend Wrap-Up”

❤️ BIG LOVE // 💌 Weekend Wrap-Up

This love we share, In community— Never alone, We know for sure— ❤️ For every big thing we face… There is a Savior who cares. Let’s lift up our sisters in prayer. “My response is to get down on my knees before the Father, this magnificent Father who parcels out all heaven and earth. IContinue reading “❤️ BIG LOVE // 💌 Weekend Wrap-Up”

❤️ BIG LOVE // Weekend Wrap-Up

Is there anything more beautiful… than a Father’s love for His child? ❤️ You’re invited. // Experience His Love “Mostly what God does is love you. Keep company with him and learn a life of love. Observe how Christ loved us. His love was not cautious but extravagant. He didn’t love in order to getContinue reading “❤️ BIG LOVE // Weekend Wrap-Up”

❄️ Abide // The Deep Work of Wintering

In this season I find, When I sit with the Truth and a hand to hold, winter’s chill starts to fade & I am left with a grateful heart & a growing count of all my blessings. Community changes how we see things. How we see our circumstances. How we see each other. How weContinue reading “❄️ Abide // The Deep Work of Wintering”