Category Quotes

Paths Leading Home

Today one of my favorite authors died. Elisabeth Elliot’s words had a profound impact on me as a young girl and helped shape my thinking, especially on the topics of loneliness and patience. Her no nonsense writing style and constant…

The Night is Far Spent

Christ came to redeem for all times and seasons. Only my flagging, drowsy devotion relegates his influence to an annual holiday. But every day, I get to try it again. I try to awake to the truth that every day is as sacred as the next...

The Untiring Ones

It is one of the great troubles of life that we cannot have any unmixed emotions. There is always something in our enemy that we like, and something in our sweetheart that we dislike.

Embracing Discomfort

You’ll learn, through these practices, to get good at discomfort, to show up even when you don’t feel like it, to stick to something even when the enthusiasm wanes, to not act on your urges right away, to enjoy any activity as a reward in and of itself.

Knowing is Better than Wondering

Rewatching old Grey’s Anatomy episodes, came across one of my favorite Meredith monologues: A couple hundred years ago Benjamin Franklin shared with the world the secret of his success. Never leave that ’til tomorrow, which you can do today. This…

Still Asking

Dear Father, Please fill my heart with the dream that is in Your heart, the dream and longing of having a people for Yourself made up of people from every tribe and tongue and people and nation. May Your passions…