If Bonhoeffer were a blogger I’d follow him

I don’t want to be lazy but Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s 1936 letter to his brother-in-law Rudiger Schleicher, expresses my heart and thoughts exactly. First of all I will confess quite simply – I believe that the Bible alone is the answer to all our questions, and that we need only to ask repeatedly and a little…

2013 — A look back

Every year I take a short solo weekend somewhere close as a sort of spiritual renewal and to intentionally look at the past year.  I sit now in Astoria reading journal entries from my 2013 solo trip to Seaside. As last year, the weather here is gorgeous — beautiful blue sky, no wind, no precipitation…

Praying for a sweet, simple reunion

“O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you, as in a dry and weary land where there is no water.” Psalm 63:1 A.W. Tozer’s prayer resonates … and has become my own. “O God, I have tasted Thy goodness, and it has both…

Entering into 2013 through prayer

“So God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it God rested from all his work that he had done in creation.” Genesis 2:3 Creation from nothingness – supernaturally inspired by God, the Father, Jesus, the Word and the Holy Spirit – who hovered over the void and brought into reality all…

Today I find myself

Today I find myself walking the same path in Moab that I walked five years ago with my soon to be ex-husband — almost to the exact (if not exact) date in late April 2007. Then, even though I had already started divorce proceedings, I had secretly harbored hopes of reconciliation – but by the…