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Yoga and Jesus: Just Breathe

Yoga and Jesus: Just Breathe

A few years ago I had a counselor critique me. He said, “you don’t breathe.” I looked at him with curiosity and then realized I was in fact holding my breath. Maybe you do it too? His recommendation? To breathe, and practice breathing deeply when […]

Word of the Year 2015

Word of the Year 2015

Every year, instead of resolutions or goal setting, I focus on finding one word. Just one. A word of the Year. It’s a word that I want to guide me through the year. Something I feel the Holy Spirit speaking directly to me, for me, […]

Welcome Home, Hopkins Family!

Welcome Home, Hopkins Family!

Three weeks ago, we closed on our very own house! This is the second time we’ve ventured into this process of mortgages and commitment, and even though it’s a huge debt, I have an abundant amount of peace this time around. It feels like a […]

Good Friday

Good Friday

As I sit here, contemplating Good Friday this year, I’m moved to tears. How much did Jesus have to endure on the cross? It’s daunting for me to think about. The pain. He did it all for me. It’s only been recently that I’ve really […]

Hungry Souls [5 min. Friday]

Hungry Souls [5 min. Friday]

When I see the move of God, His hand at work in someone’s life, I burst at the seams with awe and excitement. I love to watch Him work. He deserves the glory for it all. This week I was able to have a front […]

Heaven Come

Heaven Come

Never once have we ever walked alone because He’s been faithfully by our side. Even in the hardest of times, when life gets turned up on it’s end and death seems louder than life, He’s there. Every step of grief, is matched with grace. God […]

Dangerous: Engaging the People and Places No One Else Will [Book In Review]

Dangerous: Engaging the People and Places No One Else Will [Book In Review]

As a reader, I was instantly drawn to the author because he’s from a rural town in Nebraska, and by all appearances is just a normal guy with the courage to do anything. Caleb Bislow grew up with an adventurous father, and a wide open […]

Mile Marker 31

Mile Marker 31

“Jesus take the wheel” by Carrie Underwood may just be the song I woke up to this morning. I never this listen to country ya’ll, and I never say ya’ll but as I lay in bed thinking, it dawned on me that today marks one […]

A Wandering Heart

A Wandering Heart

Indecision is the most heated debate that happens within this little head of mine. Right or Left God? Which way? Yes or no? And it’s with this indecision that we get stuck. For 5  l.o.n.g. years I’ve been inquiring of the Lord. If you’ve been […]

Word for the Year 2013

Word for the Year 2013

Last year I stumbled upon a blogger who had chosen a word for the year. I had never heard of such a thing, but I liked it. So I joined the club and chose a word. I had no idea the impact of just 1 […]