Butterfly Dreams

My dad used to accuse me of “butterfly thinking” and I wonder if that was because he just couldn’t get used to this girl–who was such a dreamer! I lived in my imagination as a kid. I didn’t have access to all the great stuff that kids have today, and so, games from my imagination…

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Compassionate Tenderness

When I imagine what Jesus is like I think of words like compassionate and tenderness. I see Him writing in the dust before the Pharisees and the woman caught in the act of adultery. I see Him stopping on the roadside to heal a blind man that everyone else ignores, or feeding an enormous crowd…

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Vulnerability, Clarity And The Light

“Vulnerability is the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, courage, empathy, and creativity. It is the source of hope, empathy, accountability, and authenticity. If we want greater clarity in our purpose or deeper and more meaningful spiritual lives, vulnerability is the path.” ―Brené Brown, Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We…

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