from atheist to pray-er

{Communing with God Series: Part 2} Atheists don’t pray. Seems obvious but it bears stating because when God gripped my atheist heart by the power of His Word, I was at a loss for words. That is unusual for this word lover! As I pressed in deeper to the Life-giving Word, I saw such beautifulContinue reading “from atheist to pray-er”

tending tuesday: surprised by a joyful discipline

Welcome to Tending Tuesday! This week I want to introduce you to Jodie Cooper. She is an incredible sinner saved by a more incredible God. After years of painful misunderstandings about the Christian life, a crisis in her marriage finally led her to understand the gospel and it’s power to change lives. She now producesContinue reading “tending tuesday: surprised by a joyful discipline”

is it really possible?

{five minute friday: possible} The last 365 days have offered to the world that which we once scoffed at and thought would not ever be possible. A world wide attack sub-sequential shut down due to a microscopic virus was certainly not something we saw coming. Though most of what has been left in the wakeContinue reading “is it really possible?”

simplicity of communing

{Communing with God Series: Part 1} Prayer is such a seemingly elusive subject. So many wise saints over the centuries have written on prayer and pondered the activity of prayer in such depth. I certainly cannot add much to their wisdom, on the contrary, I have much to learn about the subject. Years ago, aContinue reading “simplicity of communing”

who else needs the newness of spring?

{five minute friday: green} The first green leaves poked through the soil today in the garden. The hope of coming salsa felt exciting as the new onion leaves reached up. It’s nearly time to get the other ingredients into the soil and let them start stretching out and settling their roots into the nourishment. AsContinue reading “who else needs the newness of spring?”

tending peace into real life

In acceptance lies peace. A phrase written by Amy Carmichael many years ago, that took root in my mind several months ago and has yet to be cut free. Peace seems to elude us and yet we humans continue to seek after it grasping in it’s direction with desperation. Through Lent I have been tendingContinue reading “tending peace into real life”

tending tuesday: the sweetness of the Word

Welcome to Tending Tuesday! This week I want to introduce you to Jana Fraley! Jana is a Wyoming ranch wife, mom and Christian writer. She loves all things western: art, music, books, skies and people. When not writing you will find her working cattle with her family, cleaning a barn or chicken coop, having deepContinue reading “tending tuesday: the sweetness of the Word”