This was my podcast listen this morning, while getting ready for work. I think forgiveness is one of the hardest things to reconcile when someone has hurt us or those we love. In recent times, I’ve confronted this need to forgive in scenarios in which I know I will never get an apology or resolution. … Continue reading Forgiveness
“The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears, or the sea.” ~ Isak Dinesen I am not ashamed that therapy is a thing I’ve needed since March of last year. It’s self-care. I think more people should go. But sometimes therapy comes in the form of Vitamin D, salt air, & sea breezes. So … Continue reading The Cure for Anything
You can’t tame wild things. Who wants to be tamed, anyway? Certainly not me. When I was in high school, I camped with friends, amongst the sequoias and redwoods. They towered over our primitive campsite. I woke up on the first full morning there and looked out toward the Pacific. If you stood just right, … Continue reading Come Live This Wild Life With Me
https://youtu.be/mC-zw0zCCtg This song, Jireh - Elevation Worship, was featured, for the first time, during worship at Elevation this morning. It's my new song. I needed it. "Jireh - You are enough..."If you're new to faith related stuff, "Jireh" is a Hebrew name for God meaning "Provider." He is often referred to as "Jehovah Jireh."
https://youtu.be/rZ6wbQFbC2s I had a strong faith for a long time. A very long time. I was raised in the church and my faith was an incredibly important part of my life. But I've had my moments of not really feeling it. Frankly, that's been true for the last couple of years, in particular. Recent years … Continue reading Opening my Hands
https://youtu.be/2IF5TfnmV0k "I don't care if we fall from graceI'll follow you down to where forever liesWithout a doubt I'm on your sideThere is no where else I'd rather beI'm not about to compromiseGive you up to say goodbyeI've got you through the deepI'll keep you close to me"
There’s a thing that sometimes happens when you’re standing in the forest - your feet firmly planted on the leaves and pine needles that fall to the ground. Silence. There are times when I’m on a trail that I don’t even hear a bird make a peep. If the breeze or wind is non-existent there’s … Continue reading Silence