Newsletter 08

The last time I wrote, I spoke about the power of God being made perfect in our weakness, and also about how when we turn to Him, we can find rest. Nearly three weeks have past since then, and to my surprise, some of you wonderful people out there are actually reading my blog. Thank you. I hope that if these updates find you in similar circumstances one day, that you will have the courage to turn to the Lord and rest in His peace. Continue reading

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Newsletter 07

These past few weeks have been hectic, tiring, and emotionally draining (unfortunately), not the best fodder for seeking to make new friends, try new eateries, or get much accomplished. I don’t know about you, but when I’m feeling overwhelmed, I revert back to those basic concepts of self-care and prayer, tending to my body, mind, and most important, my soul. And in that private, hallowed space we carve out to just spend time with God, what will we find? I suppose it depends on our state of grace, and what God chooses to reveal to us. Continue reading

Newsletter 05

The dog days of summer have come, wagging their tails in greeting and the temps here in our corner of the world are autumn-like, the heat without the humidity, the perfect temps for outdoor activities. How are you spending your summer days? Any suggestions for fun activities? Please share below! Continue reading

Newsletter 04

As July is winding to a close, the chaos of the summer is dying down (and thankfully so). We are relatively quiet people and enjoy the comforts of home. It’s nice to get back to a rhythm of work-rest-sleep. Looking ahead to August, I hope to fill the remainder of my summer with time spent in prayer and discerning God’s will, and less time spent frittering away on library books I won’t actually read, Netflix shows I don’t need to watch, and the endless vacuum of the Internet. Continue reading