The beauty of a micro-retreat

I perched on the hewn-log bench, looking up into the cathedral of leaves as the sun’s rays filtered through the branches above to create a high and holy ambience. The twitter of birds in the trees and the occasional scampering …

Hill of Beans…

My favorite movie is Casa Blanca. There is a scene where Humphrey Bogart is talking to Ingrid Bergman, and he refers to their love affair in the midst of WWII as meaning as much to the world as a hill …

The year of faithless defeat

2015 was literally, one of the hardest years of my life. In the early spring of that year, I was physically attacked by an unknown sickness. I was emotionally drained and spiritually on a desperate searching quest. In search for something …

7 Marks of a mature Christian

What makes a mature christian? Is it reading your bible for two hours a day? Or telling every person that’s sick, “I’ll pray for you” (but not really)? Is it dressing conservatively? Or not watching TV because it’s from Satan himself? Does being a mature christian mean …

Restoration

I love “before and after” reveals whether it be a house or a person. My daughter and I love seeing something or someone restored to its original or true beauty and purpose. It’s exciting for during the process there is …