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?
Perfection makes impossible demands Leaving you parched Thirsting for drops of validation Begging to be understood To be seen To be heard But, dear one, do you know how lovingly you were formed? Every hair numbered Your life purposed Your very existence a reflection of God's glory You are the apple of His eye In … Continue reading Do You Know?
Step by step, day by day Imperfect progress is still progress
Tis the season, friends. And no doubt it’s...different. I found myself close to ‘Bah Humbug’ until I was struck by the words of an old familiar carol: 🎶God rest ye merry gentlemen Let nothing you dismay Remember Christ our Savior Was born on Christmas Day To save us all from Satan's pow'r When we were … Continue reading Tidings of Comfort and Joy
Grateful for... “Hope undeterred and dreams not deferred”
Giving it another whirl. This week’s word prompt is ‘Ghost’ He was a ghost of his former self, his face devoid of any emotion. Yet she refused to lose hope.
2020! What a year...and it’s not done yet. The highs, the lows and so many firsts, including the first (and probably now second, third....) time my kids have really seen me cry. I’m the mom with the schedule and lists, always with a plan. I’m the mom that hovers, hugs and holds hands. I’m also … Continue reading Letting Them See Me Cry
Watching awakeningsWitnessing reckoningsWeighing motivesWondering what's sincereWhile waiting on promisesWorking through painful shiftsWilling to hope for change- LAS I would have despaired unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the LORD In the land of the living. Psalm 27:13 Want to be a bridge builder? Visit Be The Bridge