Healing / Maternal Heath Care

Rest from your labors


We all go through times in our lives when the burden of multiple responsibilities weighs heavily. The past two years have increasingly been like this, juggling family life, my business, and supporting my husband through seminary, while I too complete a certificate program. Not surprisingly, my energy and fruitfulness have been steadily sapped by the relentless pace, … Continue reading

Walking the labyrinth
Religion / Spirituality

Walking the labyrinth


This weekend, my family attended our first church retreat at Calvin Center, a conference and retreat center about 45 minutes south of Atlanta. Situated near the edge of their lake is a large stone and sand labyrinth used for walking contemplation and prayer practice. I walked the labyrinth soon after arrival, which helped to distance me from my usual daily concerns and … Continue reading

Psalm 23 Summer Faith Challenge – green pastures and still waters
Reflections / Religion / Spirituality

Psalm 23 Summer Faith Challenge – green pastures and still waters


He makes me lie down in green pastures; he leads me beside still waters; he restores my soul. – Psalm 23 This week’s activity for the summer sermon series at our church, Decatur Presbyterian Church, is to take pictures of green pastures and still waters. Today, my daughter and I spent some time walking along the … Continue reading