Tagged with Hard Stuff


Today marks the 10th anniversary of the attacks on our country that took place on September 11, 2001. I am sure most of you can remember exactly where you were when you first heard the news…mumblings of planes crashing into buildings, rumors of terrorism, possibilities of more attacks…it was a frightening and confusing time for … Continue reading

21 Day Detox

My last post did not lay out the 21 day detox very specifically, so here is the run down as I got it from my chiropractor… FOODS FOR DAY 1-10 Vegetables and Fruits only!!!! Twice as many vegetables as fruit. Green veggie Every Day. Try to eat at least half raw (or only lightly steamed/stir … Continue reading

21 days

Starting tomorrow morning, I am going on a 21 day “cleanse.” Really, I would just call it a healthy eating jumpstart, but whatever–it will be great after the Thanksgiving-Christmas eating frenzy. Basically you just eat veggies, fruit, and small amounts of chicken and fish for 21 days. Nothing else. To prepare, I went to Sprouts … Continue reading


Today, while reading about being “missional”, I encountered this question…  “if our local church were to disappear overnight, would the surrounding community even notice, much less miss us?” Wow. What a punch in the gut. Considering our church is looking at a probable location change, this question is particularly relevant to me. Lord, please forgive us … Continue reading

Team Connor

I have a student, Connor, who has been battling cancer since he was 4 years old. He is now 8. Imagine that–having cancer for half of your life. For half of your childhood. This is my third year to have Connor as a student in art, so, of course, I have only known him as fighting this … Continue reading