Stories about god

Shoot like a Girl | Labor (#31days)

Day 18: Eden, Jamaica All around us is the busy quiet of learning at the Jamaican Christian School for the Deaf.  Every classroom is full of students – kids...

Shoot like a Girl | Grace (#31days)

Day 15: Jinja, Uganda We listened to the symphony of birdsong under the brilliant Ugandan morning sky at the guest house where he worked as a guard. He told...

Shoot like a Girl | Sabbath (#31days)

Day 5: Anywhere you are. (there’s something about a coffee cup that lets me breathe) Sabbath rest. Today I pray it finds you. Embrace it when it comes.

Life is Carved in Ruts.

I sit beside them at the handmade table, tucked away in the only shady spot in the courtyard that connects the small home, workshop and barn. The steamy afternoon air...

Jesus Dreams and the Ache of Rescue.

It most always comes upon awakening. The ache. The chest caving in, find it hard to breathe ache found in the ligaments of life between the “I must do...

Yes Ronnie. We are Walking.

It wasn’t my first time to step into the haphazard community of folks who might be missed by most who visit the beautiful city. It was easy to think...

The Little Ragamuffins.

For Ragamuffins, God’s name is Mercy. We see our darkness as a prized possession because it drives us into the heart of God. Without mercy our darkness would plunge...

God-Crafted Family (dinner).

“We’ve walked a lot of earth together.” The table has seen so many family dinners over the years. We’ve celebrated birthdays and anniversaries and pregnancies and new jobs there....

God Doesn’t Swim.

It’s Easter. And Easter is a story unlike any other story. Because, while Jesus may have said, “It is finished,” on the cross, the story of the life that...

Celebrate! Vanilla-Kissed Lemon Cake.

We began the day with celebration – all sprinkles and glitter and colorful ribbon. She embraced her first birthday like a well-loved toy, delighting in the noise of tissue...

I Am Not My Memory.

It is no secret that I love story and find my most comfortable place in storytelling. To wrap flesh and bone around hope and let it walk in the...
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