Lessons About Connection: My Word for 2018

Some journeys take you exactly where you expect to go, but the best ones take you where you need to go.  Last year, I picked  “connection” as my word for 2018.  I knew I wanted to be more connected to God, my family, and my friends.  What I didn’t know is how much being connected to God was the key […]

Four Ways We Sabotage Connection

Connection is an important part of our lives whether in person, online or even through snail mail.  The past few years I have struggled with feeling connected to those around me and those far way from me.  Some of it has to do with circumstances, but a lot of it has to do with me.  I often lean out when I should lean in.  Not […]

A Wilderness Musing

A lighthouse futon, a chair in my library, and multi-colored toushak next to window looking out into my garden- each of these spots holds memories of different seasons.  It was on the futon that I battled loneliness and the insecurities that came from being a mom of two little ones.  In my library chair, I journaled about my struggles as a homeschool mom […]

My Word for 2018: Connection

Looking back, my last word of the year (Deeper) was in 2014.   It ended up being the perfect word for a year of evacuations, loss, and flexibility.  By the end of the year, we had a deeper trust in God and deeper commitment to the call He had for us in that season.  Our family was also closer than we had […]