Category Archives: Spiritual Simplicity

Be Still

Start looking in expectancy for how God is fighting for us. I think maybe we’ve been seeing things in the wrong order. We tend to think that when we experience something great it eventually all dissipates with a bombardment of … Continue reading

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Easter, Jesus, & Women

As I ponder the morning of Jesus’ resurrection, I wonder what it must have been like for Mary Magdalene to be the very first person Jesus revealed Himself to outside of the tomb. I think of her for several reasons. … Continue reading

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Created for Good Works

What exactly can “good works” look like? I’m sure it’s the medical professionals putting in countless, tiring hours to ensure their patients are well cared for. Legal professionals who fight to ensure their clients are represented well as they look for justice and peace… Continue reading

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We Fall Apart: Tragically Beautiful Tribe

The irony of tragically beautiful is so profound, it leaves one wondering if it’s even ok to notice the beauty around you at the exact same time you weep the loss of your beloved. Continue reading

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Therapist to Midwife

This week is very hard for me. I am grieving. I am mourning. I see you everywhere. My mind won’t stop. I could easily slip into dark patterns of escape, but all I hear is you and my therapist say, “Ginger, allow yourself to settle into the pain. Allow yourself to feel it in that moment. Push through because it WILL pass.” Continue reading

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Be Alone Versus Am Alone

There’s a difference between the practice of “be alone” versus “am alone.” The first is intentional with the goal of entering back into someone’s space refreshed and present. The latter is often forced upon you without your permission and you have to figure out how to push through. Oftentimes you have to remind yourself you must interact with other human beings if you’re going to heal and thrive in the life you’ve been handed. Continue reading

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The Labyrinth

As I entered the Labyrinth, I paused and read the suggested prayer. As I began slowly walking, I was overwhelmed by a sense of gratitude. I thanked God for everything I could think of that was good in my life. It was like a water faucet had been turned on inside me, which allowed me to finally pray something besides “help.” Continue reading

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