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
Sometimes the path forward is standing still and letting God speak. Listen. He will make it clear.
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)
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
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
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?
Theres a lot being made of love this week. Romance is the order of the day. But this is the truth of LOVE. Give it. Receive it. Treasure it.
Inspired by a moment my family silently sat together, in a room, each of us doing our own thing... We sit in silence. Not in the silence of tension. But in the silence of contentment. Content in our own little worlds, in the imaginings of our minds and the creativity of our hands. Our worlds … Continue reading Sweet Silence