Category Archives: The Year of Forward (2018)

Yes To Everything βœ‹πŸ»

Jill Briscoe inspired me with her talk at the If Gathering in 2017. It was my first time to hear of her. I’m looking forward to exploring some of her books some day.Β She is in her eighties, and If Gathering … Continue reading

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New Wine 🍷

Just now, I literally prayed the words of this song’s chorus. It’s been an anthem of sorts for me for the past few months. I shared this song in a postΒ before. This is on my “Church πŸ™ŒπŸ»” playlist in Apple … Continue reading

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I Spoke Up πŸ’”

It’s You and me, Jesus. ❀️ I only use official versions of songs I share these days, and this was not my original thought, but it will have to do. It’s pretty spot on, anyway. For my readers to whom … Continue reading

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Baby Son πŸ‘ΌπŸ½

To whom much has been given, much is required, but it all started with a little baby in a feeding trough of some kind. That seems like a rather inauspicious beginning for a king, and I know Christians probably celebrate … Continue reading

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Taking the Flak πŸ˜

Personally, I am almost one hundred percent non-confrontational. This springs, in part, from our family culture, which is to pretend nothing is wrong, even when you are stubbing your toe on the elephant in the room. Enter July first of … Continue reading

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Sailing On ⛡️

Some of my most profound “aha” moments came from my lowest points, and some of my best learning opportunities were from my biggest mistakes. Sitting in church back in September, when I turned the corner, the pastor talked about how … Continue reading

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Raising a Trembling Hand πŸ˜©

Well, this just happened. Stephanie: I am not the person to do this, God. God: I don’t need you to do it, Stephanie. I just need someone to say yes. πŸ˜―πŸ˜πŸ˜­πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ And I’m not at all happy about it. Thanks … Continue reading

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