The Power is Real! ✨

The power is real! ✨I don’t know about you, but sometimes I need extra inspiration and uplift. And images can do it! The power of a coffee table book is real!➡️ “Coffee table books with impressive imagery can inspire positive emotions like AWE, curiosity, improving COGNITION, improving MOOD, encouraging a…

And the Clouds Say

And the clouds say… “I’m opening a way.” I’ve passed this church for many years but never stopped to take a photo. It wasn’t the right timing. The sky wasn’t there. A cloudy day, just a blue sky — no, it’s not there yet. Patience and timing. A simple analogy…

A Favorite?

People ask me if I have a favorite. Reclined on a leg press machine, angled upward, after several sets I rest my head back, look up, and see the exposed rafter, wooden boards, forming all these crosses. I felt like I was on Candid Camera. Seeing this everyday cross brought…

Book of Faith

Sometimes you get started without knowing the full picture. Starting is like a game. You warm up. You train by taking steps of faith. Little by little you make advances to the goal post. You have touchdowns. And then a new game appears. Oh, the uncertainty. Well, that IS called…

Rest and Restore

"Rest brings restoration." Words given to me by my Father. Have you ever received a few words that bring an immediate change in perspective? These did for me. In the summer of 2007, after a cycling accident brought many weeks of forced downtime from my active lifestyle, my patience was…

Heaven To-Do

It’s been over a month since I posted here. Call it a pause, a shuffle or a movement of being “unmoved” in my writing. Or, just maybe, I’m working on something that needs a different focus. I’m working on my Heaven To-Do List. Are you familiar with it? "Heaven To-Do…

My Mom. The Gifts.

She is amazing. She uses her gifts to help others.  A master quilter, she’s been making masks. When at the grocery store or an errand & notices the cashier doesn’t have one, she gives her pretty homemade ones. To help another.  Giving. She uses her gifts of quilting to give…

Interview: Everyday Faith

https://youtu.be/uvHbw4JA1VE Interview with Michelle Robin with Small Changes, Big Shifts & Your Wellness Connection. Recently I had the pleasure of an interview with well-being champion Dr. Michelle Robin on her Rhythm & Resilience podcast series. Sharing a few thoughts for hope and healing in the context of faith. Watch the…

It Feels So Big…

It feels so big, and me so small. This idea / goal / dream. It’s just little ‘ole me. Steps 1, 2, 3 and the hundreds other, done with trust, perseverance and discipline. That’s what faith is about, right? But now, this one seems BOLD. Well, YES, I believe and…

Bike Religion

I had bike religion before I found my own personal faith. Cycling was my passion. A friend called it obsession. A fine line, yes? I see now how my love of nature and being  outside, riding open roads, passing the miles with views of pastures, breathing in the seasons was…
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