Being a Conduit for Love

Being a Conduit for Love

I have a pet peeve.  I think it started sometime in my twenties when my then brother-in-law was spending the summer with us.  He was just a teenager and sloppy, as I imagine most teenage boys are.  Not having any kids of my own yet,  I wasn’t used to having to clean up someone else’s […]

God’s Voice

God’s Voice

So much praying, so little listening. Desperate pleas asking for wishes to be granted without consideration of God’s best intention for you. So how do you know that your prayers have been answered?  What does God’s voice sound like to you? Maybe it’s not a voice.  Maybe it’s the lyrics of a song, a synchronistic […]

Morning Pages

Morning Pages

The very prolific author, Julia Cameron, has a tip for aspiring writers.  She recommends that you put something on paper every day, preferably in the morning upon waking. Cameron advises that this writing time be a stream of consciousness, meditative sort of time without concern for content. I’ve been getting up at 6:00 every day […]

My Simple Prayer

My Simple Prayer

I don’t know about you, but I struggle to dedicate time to prayer.  I know people who wake up in the early hours of the morning to read their daily devotional or to contemplate scripture. This is not me.  And I gave up trying about a year ago. No, I’m not a quitter.  I just […]