Celebrations, Glimpses of Joy, my life, Top Five/Favorite Things

Top 5 | Year 29

"Don't just count your years, make your years count." - George Meredith Happy Fourth of July! And happy birthday to me :). It's the big 2-9 this year- the last year of my 20s. Year 28 has been a great year. I went to Colorado, bought our first house, celebrated a few weddings, got a new… Continue reading Top 5 | Year 29

Glimpses of Joy

Scarcity vs. Abundance| May Glimpses of Joy

"I came that you may have life, and have it abundantly." - John 10:10 In May, there was a lot of uncertainty at my workplace. Our leaders had to make some hard decisions due to our budget numbers and we weren’t sure what that would mean for our team and our work. This is not… Continue reading Scarcity vs. Abundance| May Glimpses of Joy

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The Carefree Life & Obedience | April Glimpses of Joy

"Let us therefore strive to enter that rest, so that no one may fall by the same sort of disobedience. For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the… Continue reading The Carefree Life & Obedience | April Glimpses of Joy

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Get Over Yourself | March Glimpses of Joy

Lately, I've become obsessed with the Enneagram- "a description of the human psyche which is principally understood and taught as a typology of nine interconnected personality types (Wikipedia)." I had diagnosed myself as a type 2, but have recently discovered I'm actually a type 4. I could spend this entire post talking about what that… Continue reading Get Over Yourself | March Glimpses of Joy

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Eliminating Hurry | February Glimpses of Joy

In January, I heard a story from John Ortberg on a podcast that has stuck with me the past few months: Not long after moving to Chicago, I called a wise friend to ask for some spiritual direction. I described the pace of life in my current ministry. The church where I serve tends to… Continue reading Eliminating Hurry | February Glimpses of Joy

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Fixing Our Eyes on Jesus | The Joy Set Before Us

"Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of our faith. For the joy set before him… Continue reading Fixing Our Eyes on Jesus | The Joy Set Before Us

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Fixing Our Eyes on Jesus | No Distractions

"Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of our faith. For the joy set before… Continue reading Fixing Our Eyes on Jesus | No Distractions