I am loved even when my world is on literal fire.

We are in a global pandemic in which approximately 792,000 people worldwide have died from COVID-19. Our country is in the middle of an unbelievable Presidential election season and we are dealing with the rising awareness of systemic racism on a national scale. In my home state of California, we are in our sixth month … More I am loved even when my world is on literal fire.

We can’t rush God or God’s process.

“You can’t fast-forward an apple (or a strawberry). Fruit grows slow.” When I stumbled across this image on Caroline’s Instagram story, my jaw dropped. It was like God wanted me to be scrolling Instagram that morning! Yep—I said it. God can use Instagram. You’re welcome. If you’ve been following me a little while, you know … More We can’t rush God or God’s process.

Your spiritual life is a process, not a destination.

Much to my chagrin, quantum physicists have not yet achieved physical teleportation. In fact, I’m not even sure it’s being seriously researched or tested except by a handful of incredibly hopeful and enthusiastic teenagers in someone’s garage laboratory. If you’re one of those folks—please send me your research or a kickstarter link. I have money … More Your spiritual life is a process, not a destination.

Avoiding my calling is like wearing an itchy, wool sweater.

For far too long, I have been hiding something. I’ve wanted to share it with you and talk about it, but it’s never been the right moment. Besides, I’ve been swamped. It’s still there though, I have it right here in my heart. It has been waiting to come out and feel the warmth of … More Avoiding my calling is like wearing an itchy, wool sweater.

Reconnect. Hope*Writer Writing Challenge Day 6

So—I used to enjoy baking fun gluten free treats often. I haven’t done it as much in recent years (except gluten free oatmeal chocolate chip cookies because—duh). Anyway, I must’ve gotten bitten by the COVID-19 “do-something-bug” because I wanted to reconnect with my baking roots. Like—today. So—I decided to make a gluten free almond cherry … More Reconnect. Hope*Writer Writing Challenge Day 6