Holy Grapes

A Solo Worship Experience PRELUDE I hiked Brumly the other morning, and as my hike was finishing up, I found this spot. I didn’t stop, as I was pretty tired and wasn’t sure that I’d be able to get up and finish the walk if I rested. I made a point that I would return. […]

“Finding Hope”: A Lenten Reflection

image by cocoparisienne from Pixabay “I’ll be with you…day after day after day, right up to the end of the age.” ~Matthew 28:20 TRIALS…in our broken world Two years ago, I lost my father. While he had multiple health issues, it was mainly heart issues and chronic pulmonary disease that had him returning to and from […]

Commandment to Love

“We came here to help. Not to preach or to convert, or to judge. We just came to help.” These were my opening words to the people at ANIT, the LBGTQ+ organization in Nicaragua that was the focus of our 2019 Mission Trip in August. Sadly, Pastor David was detained at the airport in Nicaragua, […]

God as Artist

Sometimes, when I am painting, time gets lost in the process. I start working with color and texture, and before I know it an hour or two has slipped by. The process of creating art is very meditative for me and it’s easy to get lose myself. Creating art helps me to step outside of […]