God Wants to Do Your Work for You. So What Do You Need to Do? Rest.

Please welcome Lisa Ackland Carriere, who is a new friend, ministry-focused writer, and college English educator. Lisa is currently working on a book about women in ministry entitled Divine Call: How Women Leaders Overcome Ministry Challenges. I appreciate what she has to say about work, rest, and prayer, and hope that you will too! It’s … Continue reading God Wants to Do Your Work for You. So What Do You Need to Do? Rest.

Pause ~ everything is better when I learn the wonder of moments

I first met Chris Maxwell on Twitter through my book Sacred Pauses and his book Pause:The Secret to a Better Life One Word at a Time. Along with the common ground of our two books, I was soon inspired by his story -- how he met a devastating health diagnosis with faith and honest struggle, how he perseveres … Continue reading Pause ~ everything is better when I learn the wonder of moments

I don’t overlook even the smallest crumbs of joy or forgiveness

It's always a blessing to hear from readers, to know that my words on a printed page or a computer screen actually connect with someone else. So I was glad to hear from Twitter friend Kate Morgan that she was inspired by this post to put together her own "To Don't" list. She's an educator, writer, … Continue reading I don’t overlook even the smallest crumbs of joy or forgiveness

Reading Old Journals as Sacred Pause

Journaling is one kind of sacred pause which helps many of us listen to our life with God. Now I know that for me, reading old journals is also a sacred pause, taking me to another level, plunging me deeper into the stream of God’s love and grace. - Sue Clemmer Steiner