From Surviving to Thriving

**This is a sneak peek of the first in our From Surviving to Thriving devotional series over at Some Comfort and Joy. Be sure to subscribe here to receive the entire series free in your inbox this fall! “O Lord, you have searched me and known me. You know when I sit down and whenContinue reading “From Surviving to Thriving”

From Surviving to Thriving

Anxiety and exhaustion can plague us when our resources are in high demand. Using Psalm 139 to guide our reflections, we will explore grounding practices that nurture our wellbeing in the midst of the many caregiving roles we fulfill over on my collaborative devotional project Some Comfort and Joy. In our series introduction, Gwen writes:Continue reading “From Surviving to Thriving”


The capstone of the Christmas season in the liturgical tradition is Epiphany– the church festival that commemorates the coming of the Magi. Epiphany celebrates light, creativity, and revelation. For the next seven weeks, Gwen & I will be offering an journey through this liturgical season. You can follow along at Some Comfort and Joy toContinue reading “Epiphany”

Ordinary Time

We find ourselves in the last stretch of ordinary time.  Soon we are moving into Advent: the coming. A season of preparation; a time of anticipation. In advent we mirror the ancient wait for the birth of the Savior, but we also join with all of creation in waiting for the second coming of ChristContinue reading “Ordinary Time”

Morning Sky

This poem first appeared on Some Comfort and Joy. Check out this bi-weekly source of inspiration and encouragement for special seasons. Our Advent series begins next week (Monday Nov 30. 2020). Subscribe to never miss a post! I never tire of the morning sky New artistry each day Clouds play with mountains Sometimes sunshine, rainContinue reading “Morning Sky”