DWELL Differently BLOG

A Busy Kind of Rest

"Come to me all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest." - Matthew 11:28   Rest. That’s not a word I’ve entertained in my mind si...

SOUL REST

"Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest." - Matthew 11:28 This month we’ve been focusing on rest. But, what is re...

Preaching to Myself

Come to me all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. - Matthew 11:28 I have never been this tired in my life. I have lived thro...

Made for Rest

God wove the concept of rest into the very fabric of our world. People and animals all need sleep, plants go dormant for a season, and every wakeful day is followed by a sleepy night. The message is apparent all around us: we need rest.

Following God's Direction

"No matter how self-sufficient, efficient, amazing, big boss lady getting stuff done I can be, I still just can’t be enough sometimes."  “Mama.” T...

Skies & Heavens

The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. - Psalm 19:1 As a middle schooler, I didn’t know God the way I know...

Everyday Evidence of God

The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. -Psalm 19:1 So much of my current planning with summer seems to ...

R E S P O N D

The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. - Psalm 19:1 How do you respond to God?Even in the city, where conc...

Wonder & Whimsy

The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. - Psalm 19:1 I am blessed to have small kids running all over my ho...

It Is Well

The LORD will fight for you; you need only to be still. - Exodus 14:14 Are you well in your soul today?The old hymn, "It Is Well With My Soul", cha...

An Olympic Level Fight: Guest Post by Olympian Kelsie Ahbe

People often ask me if pole vaulting is scary. The average person can’t imagine running full speed towards a stationary object, with a 14 foot sti...

What's Your Focus?

The LORD will fight for you; you need only to be still. -Exodus 14:14   How do you deal with your problems? Do you tend to dwell on them, focus in ...