Some real life thoughts on belonging and togetherness.

Our ember conversation — belonging and togetherness In our little Ember-sphere, we've had some super helpful [I think they're helpful] conversations around the idea of belonging. We are all working toward the goals of the organization, which are narrow and specific, but we are also becoming good friends in the process. So, our topic of … Continue reading Some real life thoughts on belonging and togetherness.

Friendship with God — Psalm 84:5 [a practical, devotional study of scripture]

Excerpt from Devotional Sessions | Friendship with God Blessed is the man whose strength is in You, whose heart is set on pilgrimage (Psalm 84:5, prompted from Devotional Sessions – Phil Rice). So where do we go from here? Take some time and meditate on this passage of scripture from the psalms. Blessed are you who … Continue reading Friendship with God — Psalm 84:5 [a practical, devotional study of scripture]

Introducing the Simple Retreat — Friendship with God

I'm so happy to [finally] be sharing this Simple Retreat with you! Enrollment is open through September so take a look! It’s easy to allow expectations [of ourselves, family, friends, culture] dictate how we approach following Jesus. I believe God wants to show us [each] how he wants to engage us authentically. Here’s a practical way forward — the … Continue reading Introducing the Simple Retreat — Friendship with God

Friendship with God — Matthew 7:24 [a practical, devotional study of scripture]

Excerpt from Devotional Sessions | Practical Spirituality Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. (Matthew 7:24) “Who is My mother and who are My brothers?” And He stretched out His hand toward His disciples and said, “Here are … Continue reading Friendship with God — Matthew 7:24 [a practical, devotional study of scripture]

Friendship with God — Psalm 84:1-2 [a practical, devotional study of scripture]

Excerpt from Devotional Sessions | Practical Spirituality How lovely is Your tabernacle, O Lord of hosts! My soul longs, yes, even faints for the courts of the Lord; My heart and my flesh cry out for the living God (Psalm 84, prompted from Devotional Sessions – Phil Rice). What a journey we have been on … Continue reading Friendship with God — Psalm 84:1-2 [a practical, devotional study of scripture]