What is “Spiritual Whitespace” ?

  Pain. Who wants it? None of us. Who would want to bring up the painful past, anyway? Isn’t everything better when we press on, fight the good fight, stiff upper lip, let the past stay in the past, right? Stuff it back there in the way, way back, of the dark closet. Forget aboutContinue reading “What is “Spiritual Whitespace” ?”

The Beauty and Bravery of Being Yourself (Faith Barista Jam)

Credit One of my very favorite bloggers, Bonnie of Faith Barista has been working on a book the past year or so and also treading some deep waters in her own emotional healing. I miss her, and although am on a kind of “break” for November, just cannot keep myself from joining in and meetingContinue reading “The Beauty and Bravery of Being Yourself (Faith Barista Jam)”

When God Presses Pause

In his heart a man plans his course,     but the LORD determines his steps. Proverbs 16:9 This morning was a morning like any other as of late. Well, except that Thursdays are the day I head over to my daughter’s school. The rain coming down in a slow drizzle. The windshield wipers captivate meContinue reading “When God Presses Pause”

Called To Community?

But go and learn what this means:  ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.’  For I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners. Matthew 9:13 “My biggest hurts in life have come from being in community. During the times I felt betrayed and rejected, I felt the brunt of expectations. I withdrew from community.”~Bonnie Gray I wonderContinue reading “Called To Community?”