Praise my way through it

Light a candle in a bright room, and not much changes. But light that flame in darkness….and that tiny flicker has an outsized impact. I went through a dark spell a while ago, and was having a hard time seeing my way through it. I felt like I was on a long march...
Jesus in my Neighborhood

Jesus in my Neighborhood

A few years back, I heard a pastor preach at chapel when I worked at a Christian nonprofit…he was a guest pastor, and oh my did he bring the Word. I’ll never forget one of the phrases he used: Jesus had been gettin’ all up in his neighborhood....
Lent: a Season for Growth

Lent: a Season for Growth

As we enter the 40 days leading up to Easter (Ash Wednesday is March 6), I think upon the traditions of the season – much of which comes from my youth when Lent was “fasting from chocolate” season, and no meat on Fridays. (Which didn’t mean a...

Bible Journaling Divine Appointment

Never underestimate the power of God to be at work in the most unlikely of places! Recently Bible journaler Lorrie posted this on Facebook – and I had to share it here so it doesn’t disappear into the bottom of the news feed. In a flight going home...
Loved by the Shepherd

Loved by the Shepherd

I was asked recently what my favorite page in my book is. What a question! I spent so much time on each of them, aren’t I allowed to love them all? But…if I’m honest with myself – just between you and me – it’s this one. “I...
Dust yourself off

Dust yourself off

For me, this has been a rough 40 days of prayer; my church joined together to seek the Lord, and our 40th day was yesterday. I look back and feel like maybe I fell down more than I stood up. I had more than a few moments I tossed it all up to the wind and was ready to...
Overcoming Fears

Overcoming Fears

Guest post available! Over at the Artists Network blog, I’ve written a good long post all about the fears we experience in Bible journaling – and tips to overcoming them. See the post HERE!
Journaling God’s love

Journaling God’s love

In this month of February, pondering the wide, deep, amazing love of God is a beautiful focus for our study, our prayer time, and our Bible journaling! Here are a few verses that might spark your creativity. For God loved the world in this way: He gave his one and...
Journal what you know

Journal what you know

On this blog, I’ve tried to cover topics that address common questions seen in the Bible journaling community….today’s is one I know many of us have been ‘stuck’ on many times – me included! “I don’t know what to...
Lord make me willing to be willing…

Lord make me willing to be willing…

A number of my Bible Journaling pages are prayers or insights or song lyrics or sermons….but once in a while, they’re an all-out commitment. I might be out on a limb alone here, but when God tells me to do something, I’m not always as quick to obey...