Light it up Blue

Today is World Autism Awareness Day, AND it’s Royals baseball season. So many reasons to Light it up Blue! Is there a person living with autism in your life? Some of my favorite people on this planet have shown me the width and depth of life…and they also were on the autism spectrum. May we…

Is church worth it?

I have this saying…There are a million reasons to leave a church, but there are always a million and ONE (+) reasons to stick with it. Being a part of a church community can be really hard… It can be hard to find your place, to fit in. It can take FOREVER to not get…

Comfort Chili and Climbing Mountains

Living like Jesus is risky. Jesus… loved the unloved did not equate his value to the rise of “likes” and “hearts” by strangers on Social Media was a poor, oppressed man of color who listened more than He spoke was driven to call out systems of injustice and not cower when challenged was holy, the…

Making Room for God

Remember last week when I talked about Lent, a time for setting aside distractions/time-takers to focus on drawing nearer to God? Well, I found one way to make room for God…literally making more room (space) in my home for time with God! 40 Bags in 40 Days Thanks to this awesome idea, we can declutter…

Pancake Day!

Happy Shrove Tuesday! AKA Mardi Gras AKA Fat Tuesday AKA eat all of the sweet/fattening stuff in your house to clear it out for Lent day. As a kid, my dad would always bring home a giant king cake to enjoy together as a family. It was a really fun tradition. While I knew Mardi…

Mystic Pizza

Let’s be real. I love pizza. And I love God. No, like I REALLY love pizza. No trip to New York is complete without a few (dozen) visits to 2 Bros pizza, the corner shops all over the place advertising $1 slices. (And I love a good bargain, too.) And I lived on giant slices…