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Looking for hope?

Faith and mental health have a particularly soft spot in my heart. I love helping people find their way in the midst of the storms of life. I am privileged to be a part of many blessings and graces that … Continue reading

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Day of Prayer Retreat

Join me on Sunday March 10, from 1-5 for the Let There Be Peace Prayer Retreat at St. Austin’s Catholic Church in Austin, TX.  I’m excited to be speaking to you about prayer along with Michael Flahive and Laurie Kertz. … Continue reading

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Walking Through Holy Week Retreat

Join me next weekend in Santa Rosa, California. I’m leading a day-long retreat to kick off Lent with a walk through one of the most beautiful days of Holy Week.  For more information or to register go to www.holyspirit-sr.org/calendars/walking-holy-week/

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I am in the middle of a writing retreat – three days of setting everything aside and working on my next book. It’s a time of incredible focus and wonderful progress, as I write with friends who are doing the … Continue reading

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Ransom the Captive

I know of a group that puts on retreats at a prison a couple hours from where I live. After two days of talks and activities, they finish with loads of homemade cookies and a room lined with colorful cards … Continue reading

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Message from God?

My favorite story about choosing a theme is one of those God moments that are really hard to chalk up to coincidence. Our team had been stalling on choosing a theme. Nothing seemed right, and we had lots of other … Continue reading

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There is a retreat program at our church, and each time the team giving the retreat comes up with a verse as their theme. Several of the banners are on display right now, and I thought I would go through … Continue reading

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Real Leadership

I attended a mother daughter “retreat” this weekend, and have to say that the 5th grade girls leading it have the point of leadership down.  Jesus talks about the leader being the servant of others at the Last Supper as … Continue reading

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Ain’t No Mountain High Enough

I went to a wonderful retreat this weekend, with a theme of “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”.  So many things that can keep us from God, can’t keep Him from us.  One of the things we talked about was being … Continue reading

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