Author: Joelle

Ode to a Fern

Below is a guest post from a good friend and brother in the Lord, Thomas Forston.  He is an author at 3rdrace.org and has recently started a blog for all of us single folks called SingleandSacred.   Also, on a side note, if you haven’t checked out Monday’s post, there were some excellent illustrators involved in creating it, so it is…

An Illustrated Story: Life Above the Mountaintops

Welcome back from part 1 of the holidays!  Today’s post has a different spin in that it’s a story that I wrote a few months back….A story which I was lucky enough to have some great friends illustrate. Here it is: Our life in Jesus Christ is essentially an entirely different reality than life outside of Him.  The scriptures tell…

Inspiring new book out!

Do you want your life to be a journey of experiencing the greatness and familiar voice of the Lord in all aspects of your life?  This amazing journey of living by the life of Christ is fully available to us, and in her book Shea’s Letters, the author Shea Harrigan openly talks about her process of learning this lifestyle.  Her…

Wielding Creation’s Greatest Weapon

There is something transporting about being out in the wild. Suddenly, no matter what is going on in your life, you are surrounded by bright mountain peaks, flowers in all kinds of smashing colors, or an unrelenting sun beaming bright slits of light through a sea of billowing clouds. A reasonable question for nature might be: Could you stop being…

The OTHER Palm Sunday!

“The next day the great crowd that had come for the festival heard that Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem. They took palm branches and went out to meet him, shouting, “Hosanna! “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!” “Blessed is the king of Israel!” (John 12:12-13) Yes, our Blessed King has come. And on that…

Shaky Circumstances and the Untapped Riches of Endless Land

To any of us who have ventured further than our backyards, there is one thing about nature that mind-bogglingly stands out: It is the fact that it all seemingly NEVER ENDS. Even if we were to tread on every inch of soil, sea, and ice on the earth, we still wouldn’t have found time to explore every liquid corner of…