My favorite parts of this year Christmas eve service are many…but I’d love to name some 1. The children helping to light the advent candle. I did away with pre-planning a family to light candles (who has time to do that? not me, not them) and have been cycling through the children youngest to eldest–without … Continue reading
Solomon built a temple, because he knew he couldn’t contain God. Ironic as it is…. The Temple is empty, except for the 10 commandments, so that all the priest, and elders and leaders and everyone important can come into the temple for its dedication. And the moment they call on God (we would call this … Continue reading
“Hurry UP!” Sometimes I can be a tad impatient with my children, especially my “almost” 5 year old. For example last Friday we were late to school because every single thing I asked him to do he said he would and then didn’t. Making me repeat myself over and over again. Last week I was … Continue reading
Originally posted on katyandtheword:
When I worked at the Psychiatric Hospital as a chaplain, one of the things I would do as often as possible was a Spiritual Assessment: Basically to get a feel of someone, their faith, and how it may or may not support them. One of the questions was “Do…
Romans 8:38-39 New International Version (NIV) 38 For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons,[a] neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, 39 neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ … Continue reading
I still remember when the stock market was falling. I had just decided (luckily) to stay another year in school, and the market was doing horribly, and everyone was running around like chickens with their heads cut off saying “the sky is falling, the sky is falling” no wait…that’s chicken little. They were actually saying “The … Continue reading
Originally posted on the beautiful changes…:
In a world where too much ugliness happens every day–much of it on the internet for millions of eyes to see–let’s take a moment and celebrate how one young woman has transformed a moment of ugliness into one of beauty. It all started when this photo, taken without the…
Sometimes I feel like we can really relate to Hunger Games. Luckily things aren’t quite as bad as during the depression, but for me student debt is a real and heavy weigh in on my life as I tot up the bills and work towards providing for my family. My friend Charlie says student debt … Continue reading
For those of you who don’t know me, I am very obsessed with Beauty and the Beast (Post about the Amazing Theology of Beauty and the Beast here) Beauty and the Beast on Broadway (yes the Disney one) has a great song about home. Point and Case the title is Is this Home? Synposis: Belle … Continue reading
Dear Claymaker, Please mold me so that those thin lines I see in me are not me cracking at the seems, but instead are the growing edges by which I grow into a newer and better version of myself. Your Potty Daughter Katy
Won't You Be Our Neighbor
Author, Pastor, Coach
a ministry for transition
Loving Life and Inspiring Others
Love is the answer - now what's your question?
Holy Mischief Maker
Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation
ROBERT LAMBERT JONES III
Seeing the Sacred in the Everyday
thinking outloud online
Knittin' and Preachin'
Meditations on faith and art
Ordinary Living in the Lectionary
Just a small town girl who writes about Christian stuff.
Thoughts from aSacredRebel following the SacredRebel
The place where Marci blogs about God's abundance.