On Nehemiah and Building Walls {Your Calling} – Pt. 2

Two weeks ago I shared five of the ten things I learned from reading the book of Nehemiah.  Won’t you join me as I talk about the last five.  You can read the first post here.  Here’s a quick recap: 1.  Wait – God’s timing is perfect 2.  Prayer – it’s the only way to know you’re operating in His will 3.  Perseverance – God always wins when we get...
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Carrots are the New Chocolate (To South Africa with Love)

What if this Valentines Day we traded chocolate for carrots?  What if we handed out cards of seeds instead of paper and sparkles?  What if we created hearts that framed the faces of 250 amazing kids?  What if we sowed love like a gardener sows seeds.  One gentle bud at a time. And the dreamer behind this crazy dream?  She’s been shamelessly pursuing brave all week.  Y’all trust me...
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Taken for Granted {Colouring Pages Can Change the World}

This past Fall I spent sometime working with Women in crisis in my city.  Women who are homeless.  Women battling addictions and women who have experienced the hollowing out of being used and discarded. This experience has provided me with a different perspective.  I spent some time writing about my experiences and will sporadically be sharing them here.   Janice* is high today.  Her pupils are...
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Serpents and Fear

It was wrapped up in pretty words and a cadence that beat with the momentum of holy.  Two women, standing on stage stringing together sentences with a passion that had my heart stopping and starting in erratic rhythm.  In the middle of encouragement, in the middle of a call to live a life “for such a time as this,” one sentence rang like a church bell, calling my heart to a worship...
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Five Minute Friday: Write

 Friday  just may be my favourite time of the week.  A time to gather with other writers and go brave into the unscripted and edited world of penning words – hearts – for all to read.  Won’t you join us over at Lisa-Jo Baker’s we have the best time EVER!! Word:  WRITE GO! The words they bubble up inside of me.  All of them at once sometimes clamoring to get out.  Some of...
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