Author Archives: be.

hope and acceptance: the peanut butter and jelly of life.

I recently had a conversation with someone at work.  She asked me what I thought about hope and acceptance.  She shared with me that she felt torn between the call to hope and the promise of God’s provision even in … Continue reading

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antsy pants.

Do you ever think about what happens after some of the stories in the Bible?  I think about that….a lot.  I wonder how the individuals who encountered God felt after their experiences, or what questions people had after God commanded … Continue reading

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Do you ever pray with your hands crossed behind your back?  I do.  Often.  I say, “God, I am 100% committed to doing this,” and think, ever so deviously, that I can trick God into then providing some type of … Continue reading

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i heard it though the grapevine.

Giving my brain a bit of a break these days.  Which really just means the thoughts are still jumping around in my head, I’m just not taking the time to organize them and force them to make sense outside of … Continue reading

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“hey, four eyes!”

I’ve been recognizing something in myself recently.  Most days, I walk out the door on my way to work and fail to take a specific set of glasses with me.  Ok, I wear contacts, but stick with me here I’m … Continue reading

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truth vs. deceit. a rivalry of epic proportions.

I had a conversation with a friend the other night (there’s your shout out Joe :-)) that got me thinking about the concept of deceit.  In all honesty ~ my mind went everywhere with this subject.  I thought about being … Continue reading

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what are you waiting for?

Waiting sucks. There, I said it. I used to love the anticipation that accompanied waiting for something, but lately I’ve lost that sense of excitement and replaced it with a much more watered down version of enthusiasm known as mild … Continue reading

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separation anxiety.

This has been a difficult blog for me to write.  I’ve mulled around the thoughts in my head for quite some time.  This is a raw, honest, agonizing place.  I’m a bit terrified to put these ponderings down on “paper” … Continue reading

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glad i’m not the scarecrow.

Sometimes I just can’t help but think it’s so interesting the way God created us.  Our bodies, our minds ~ we are such intricate, creative beings and the complexities of how those inner workings weave together to produce personality and … Continue reading

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dream house.

Who knew it would be in Idaho? This house is designed by Olson Kundig Architects. Did I mention I love it?? (oh…and I’ll take the man in the first photo too if he comes with it)

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