“This is your reminder to blog today” This message pops up in my notifications every Friday. But lately, my drafts never seem quite finished. So, today I salute perpetual works in progress... “This is your reminder to see purpose in the process today. “
Isn't it funny how we attribute our own characteristics to God? We change our minds all the time so God must change His mind too, right? How often do we embark on a mission, project or task only to let it fall by the wayside? We become distracted with other endeavors or discouraged by imperfect … Continue reading Continue
If you’re a creature of habit like me, you might agree that routine is our groove. It gives rhyme and reason to our day. Our routine seems to set everything right in our little world. But what happens when our little world shifts? What happens when our routine collides with possibility? Possibility wrapped in the … Continue reading Routine
The Path Forward
Sometimes the path forward is standing still and letting God speak. Listen. He will make it clear.
The Truth & a Lie
Justified lies still lie Selfishly protecting comfort Desperately hoarding acceptance Necessary truths left unsaid Denying their power to set free -LAS “Instead we will speak the truth in love, growing in every way more and more like Christ, who is the head of His body, the church.” - Ephesians 4:15 (NLT)
What’s in a Name?
If you’re scratching your head thinking “Wait. What happened? Barnabas Blessings? I thought this was The Published Journey. Is this right? Am I in the right place?” Yes! Same blog, different name. Let me explain… Who is Barnabas? Acts 4:36 introduces Joseph, nicknamed by the apostles, Barnabas, meaning Son of Encouragement. He was known for … Continue reading What’s in a Name?
Step by step, day by day Imperfect progress is still progress
So I did a thing. Fleshed out an idea. Took a leap! First, The Published Journey now has a logo! *woohoo and and a round of applause for Canva* Check out the header. Second, you can now follow The Published Journey on Instagram & Facebook. This was a major leap. Why? Because I have a … Continue reading Taking Leaps
Docu & Chill
These days my idea of a relaxing night includes a bag of SkinnyPop popcorn (tossed with olive oil....mmm...mmm...good) and a good documentary. I love a story that educates and enlightens, challenges my perspective and in some cases, compels me to action. I'm absolutely intrigued by the snapshots of humanity and by lives so different from … Continue reading Docu & Chill
Great Poetry Reading Day
Verses & stanzas, rhyme & reason, it’s a celebration of the poetic! Couldn’t let the day end without sharing a couple of my new faves. Who’s your favorite poet? Your favorite poem?