I first felt compelled to try to give up hurry and worry for Lent when I found this note tucked in my Bible next to the story of Mary and Martha in Luke 10. It was a poem I had written some years back and it read: Lord, prune the Martha spirit away from my … Continue reading Lent 2022: Choose the better thing
The timing of Lent this year feels special to me because it also times up with the final weeks of pregnancy. Baby boy is due at Easter, and while we actually have no clue when he’ll make his appearance, I love the idea of spending these last weeks intentionally fasting something in preparation for this … Continue reading Lent 2022: fasting hurry, surrendering worry
Abide. When you pick a word of the year that’s immediately put to the test, you know it must be good. My word for 2022 is abide. The Greek word for abide, meno, means to remain or to stay and it denotes a sense of permanency. It comes from John 15:5: “I am the vine, … Continue reading My word for 2022.
Rest is good. My last photo on Instagram is captioned as such. My husband and I had escaped to the beach for a few days (with our dog of course) after a relentlessly busy work season and were committed to just slowing down. But even after I posted a picture of us on a windy … Continue reading Rest is good.