Holy Spirit frontier

If you try to avoid danger and risk, then you’ll lose everything. If you let go of your life and risk all for My sake, then your life will be rescued, healed, made whole and full.

When I signed up to follow Jesus, I didn’t know that I had also signed up for risk. My focus was on… Continue reading

Resurrection power in our wounds

Jesus_loves“And this is the secret: Christ lives in you. This gives you assurance of sharing his glory.” (Colossians 1:27, NLT)

It was a spectacular night for a Red Rocks concert – clear skies, temperature in the low 70s, and the lights of the city just beginning to pop out below us as we climbed steps to the outdoor amphitheater. My… Continue reading

What am I worth?

Forgiveness Your belief of your worth governs what you will receive this weekend.” This was one of the opening statements at a women’s retreat I attended last weekend, and it got my attention. Just a couple hours earlier on the drive up I had started feeling some anxiety (maybe trepidation) about the retreat. What does the Lord have in store… Continue reading

Seeing God’s thread


I was explaining to a friend who was pregnant how, when my husband and I were first married, we had a dog named Bear who was like our baby. He went on camping trips, canoe trips, airplane trips – everywhere we went, he went (even our honeymoon). I didn’t think I could ever love anything more than that… Continue reading

How God uses disruption!


“For your love delights me more than wine.” (Song of Solomon 1:3)

The “knowing” in my heart had been growing for a while – through the last few months of winter – that I needed to find a spiritual director again. I’ve had several in the past and have found those months to be times of huge spiritual movement, tremendous… Continue reading

The Unexpected Gift

o-FLYING-EAGLE-570““In my anguish I cried to the Lord, and he answered by setting me free.” (Psalm 118:5)

I was driving to a worship service last Sunday when an eagle swooped down from the sky and glided effortlessly past my car. My spirit immediately responded to this sight, an internal jump of joy – and I started thinking about what an… Continue reading

Feeding my spirit

God’s word lives in your hearts, and you have won your battle with the evil one. (1 John 2:14, NLT)holy spirit Baptims-by-spirit

It was the first day of Lent. I walked into my kitchen and glanced out the window at the snow-covered field that spreads from the back of our house, expecting to see a serene vista of white. What… Continue reading