Allume, Community, Dreams, Growth, Passion

I’ve been back from Allume for two and a half days. I’m not finished unpacking, physically, nor emotionally. I told you before I went that I’d learned a thing or two since going last year, and on some level, I think I carried unspoken expectations with me for what this year would be like. I…

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Grace, Hope, Lent, Passion, Sacrifice, Worship

Five Minute Friday prompt- light The burn of repentance makes the heart squint like eyes adjusting from darkness to light. It’s painful when it all comes flooding in, when the filth pours out. I started lent with a rock wedged so deep, the only excising of it would come with a torrent of face-planted prayers,…

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Faith, Lent, Passion, Sacrifice, Trust, Worship

“But the way of Christ is cross bearing. Christ offers us resurrection power, and hence the hope of renewing rather than losing the old. But the renewal always involves crucifixion. Many of us are too comfortable to be willing.” ~Vern Poythress I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to be real. I talked…

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