An Empty Cup

“‘Abba, Father’, he said, ‘everything is possible for you. Take this cup from me. Yet not what I will, but what you will.’” Mark 14:36 NIV Offer me a cup of warm coffee and I am happily content with the smell and taste of the liquid comfort. Not iced, not flavored, but a simple cupContinue reading “An Empty Cup”

Seasons of Weariness

Yesterday, I wrote a completely different post. I struggled with the entire thing. It couldn’t find my voice and it just didn’t seem real. So, I am starting over, even if it means the post goes out later than normal. My “Tuesdays at 2pm” goal will just have to change for today. My desire forContinue reading “Seasons of Weariness”

Summer Sprint

The school year is over. My brain is now in summer mode. I have plans, y’all, plans to do great things this summer like: de-cluttering, organizing, reading, and summer workbooks. I know these things won’t be achieved, but I feel like I have accomplished something simply by planning to accomplish it. That can’t be tooContinue reading “Summer Sprint”

The Unholiness of Holy Week

The word sacred has lost its meaning in our world today. Human lives aren’t held sacred as we defile life by dehumanizing it. Homes aren’t deemed sacred as families are splitting exponentially. God certainly isn’t considered sacred as our choices reflect a lack of respect and fear. This week leading up to Easter or ResurrectionContinue reading “The Unholiness of Holy Week”

Friendships, Moving, and the Kindness of God

Saying “see you later” doesn’t make saying “good-bye” easier. For me, the worst part of moving is leaving friends behind, not knowing when you will see them again. Leaving our home of fifteen years was agonizing knowing the friendships I would leave behind would never be the same. Fifteen years of friendships equaled fifteen yearsContinue reading “Friendships, Moving, and the Kindness of God”