Wrestling Through Seasons of Change

Reflections on change, transition and Colorado weather

It still looks like fall, feels like fall…except for the pile of snow. Winter’s proclamation that change is coming. It’s not unlike what’s happening internally. I’m walking in one season, fully immersed, up-to-the-elbows in it. But my heart is hearing another season beginning to make its claim. Like my deck, I feel confused. Is it fall? Is it winter? Why can’t seasons be cut and dried?

Identifying Spiritual Tests

Consider it wholly joyful, my brethren, whenever you are enveloped in or encounter trials of any sort or fall into various temptations. Be assured and understand that the trial and proving of your faith bring out endurance and steadfastness and patience. But let endurance and steadfastness and patience have full play and do a thorough Continue Reading →

Are you in a season of testing?

I love Daylight Savings Time. My internal clock always seems to know when it’s time to adjust our clocks for maximum productivity! Of course, in the fall, the first couple of days are tough as my internal clock still thinks it’s supposed to wake up at 5 am…I mean 4am. That’s exactly what happened this Continue Reading →

Willing to Enjoy the Process

“We tend to view the goal as the goal, but in God’s economy, the process is the goal. It’s not about what we’re doing at all; it’s about who we’re becoming in the process. It’s not about doing great things for God; it’s about God doing great things in us.” Mark Batterson, Draw the Circle. Continue Reading →