Category: My Devoted Life

40 Days to Mount Hermon – Fasting and Prayer Week 1

My first week was primarily focused on fasting. Beginning with a 21 day sugar detox and changing up my evening routine to focus on reading and an earlier bedtime. The goal was to purge some bad habits so that my mind and body could be more in tune with God and His guidance in all … Continue reading 40 Days to Mount Hermon – Fasting and Prayer Week 1

A New Thing Springs Up: A New Life and a New Story in Preparation for a Return to Mount Hermon

Last year at this time my life was in a severe upheaval. Since my husband and I had lost our jobs nearly a year earlier, we'd moved twice (locally) and started new jobs. Though we felt more appreciated than at our former employers, the work didn't pay nearly as well, and the work and commuting … Continue reading A New Thing Springs Up: A New Life and a New Story in Preparation for a Return to Mount Hermon

Breaking Free of Relationship Killers – Overcoming Apathy for Abundance

Am I really more Apathetic than Active when it comes to healthy relationships? I mostly cried through the entire Sunday sermon at church. Feeling vulnerable and unable to hold back tears, I ended up expressing all my pent up frustrations to the first woman I encountered after the service. I knew I could trust her to … Continue reading Breaking Free of Relationship Killers – Overcoming Apathy for Abundance

Releasing Myself of Expectations

If I examine each of my relationships and our typical conversations, they are almost all focused on comparing and not completing (or embracing our differences). And at the core, isn’t this also about expectations?

Ode to Psalm 129 #April #PoetryMonth

Stair 10 in the Psalms of Ascent (Stepping Up Study by Beth Moore) At the beginning of 2008, I participated in a group Bible study on the Psalms of Ascent. I truly miss diving into the word via Beth Moore's teaching. On occasion, I will take out my box of Bible study workbooks (I once … Continue reading Ode to Psalm 129 #April #PoetryMonth