Smelling Like Smoke

My feet dangled, my legs not yet long enough to graze the floor of my sixth-grade health classroom. On my desk sat what would be our text for the school year. We were instructed to turn to a chapter to begin that day’s teaching. While flipping through the pages, one page in particular caught my …

Honest Moments

Coffee is roasting. Theological thoughts are whispering around. The owner shouts loudly above the steamer, “ this isn’t no Starbucks!” No it is not, sir. There have been sweet and tender moments in my life where I have felt the hand of the Father come down and present me with a bouquet. Sweet moments where …

Grey Matters

Tonight the words have finally arrived. They spilled up through my heart and out of my mouth as I laughed, dancing wildly in rain. It doesn't rain much here in Colorado, but tonight it did. I have tried to write. I have tried to communicate with friends and family what God has been up to. …

Diving Deep

There is freedom in confession. There is freedom in vulnerability. There is freedom found in community.Above all, there is freedom in Jesus.2 Corinthians 3:17 "Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom."God is here and he is moving. And I am very blessed to be apart of the ride. It has been a …

The Beginning

It's the small things. And the big things. And all the things... and this is my humble attempt of trying to capture a small bit of the God-glory in my ordinary.   Driving to Colorado was quite the adventure. Let's just say my three hours of driving stick shift will go down in history. And …