Simply Abundant Life

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Coming to Peace With the Dry Places – Creating Again

Dry places do not set up encampment overnight. Instead they move in gradually. The flow of words slow to a barely discernible trickle. One excuse was “too busy.”  Helping others. Fatigue. Blocked. Overwhelmed. More busy. Where there was life and a birth of thoughts woven into words there was none and they rattled about my soul [...]


Abandoned in Berlin: Hallway in the former Beelitz-Heilstätten tuberculosis sanatorium - on Explore #178 on July 25, 2013!

Waiting is hard. I am not happy about waiting for God’s doors to open. Daily I want to “help” him out. Why is it I think I know more than he, the creator of the universe?  “Until God Opens the Next Door, Praise Him in the Hallway” I somehow think I know more. This is [...]

photo by: o palsson

Simply Abundant Life Weekend Reading

  Each weekend I love to leave you with a list of the best things I have read and seen on the Internet because, well, sometimes, you just need something fabulous to read. I’m excited to share these little treasures I have gathered and hope you enjoy them as much as I did. If you [...]

Faith, MLK Jr & You

Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.

Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase. -Martin Luther King, Jr. Faith is trusting you to do things you couldn’t before. Faith has no problem believing that your mistakes are going to be a good thing. Faith sticks her tongue out at the doubts which lurk at the edges [...]

Ordinary is Always Available-Want More?

The world is filled with ordinary, average humans who do work that doesn’t matter and leave this planet with a song still in their soul. I do not want to be one of them and if you are reading this I believe you do not either.   The world needs more than ordinary… it needs your [...]