Brave · Frailty · Stories · the Word

keep moving in the general direction of water or what it’s like when you’re THISCLOSE to healed

Naaman does not know what it’s going to take to be rid of this leprosy, but he knows how to point himself in the right direction.  That is what faith looks like on a human.

moments of truth

talking granola : food that speaks

There’s a cluster of things I feel holy about which are totally earthy and wholly temporary – except that they speak truths to me about immeasurable joy.  Baking is on my short list. Granola making stirs up stories which waft through the kitchen like steaming cinnamon when ever I get out the wide spongeware bowl and reach for… Continue reading talking granola : food that speaks

#cultivatecourageous · #write31days · Books · Family · Goodness · relationships

half empty or half full?

When things happen to us, we sift and resift information to shape how we see the world….it’s all in the framing. – Shankar Vedantam

Asking our friends about their core optimism or pessimism is always fascinating. You may think you have a handle on where she falls on the spectrum just from doing life together, but your opinion about her does not make it so.

The right amount of curiosity cracks open a doorway to deeper trust.

#cultivatecourageous · #write31days · Books · Brave

What are you eating?

I have a cookbook collection. Ok, I have a style of eating collection.

But underneath all the choices, I’m left with the question – how will I eat for the life that I want? I find with my friends that talking about food is never just talking about food.