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Lay Hold of God’s Invitation to Rest: What is a Sunday Still?

If you’ve read Wonderstruck or used the Wonderstruck 7-Session DVD Bible Study, you likely read about when I was running life on a smoking treadmill.

I was spent.

I woke up one morning and told my husband, Leif, “I can’t do this anymore.”

He suggested we stay in bed and watch a season of Downton Abbey—while tempting, that’s not what I meant.

“No, I really can’t do this anymore.” Continue Reading...

What’s a Morning Chutzpah & Where Did It Come From?  A few years ago, I decided to start each day with a quotable dubbed “Morning Chutzpah”. You’ll see these quotes early in the morning on both Facebook and Twitter.

Today’s Morning Chutzpah:

"Research into the past, as an aim in itself, without the 'present,' is not worth a bean." -Chaim Nachman Bialik

The quotes are primarily from Jewish writers, entertainers, theologians, and artists. Some are full of wisdom, others humor, others thought provoking and still others quirky observations on life. Every so often we throw in a quote from a non-Jewish contributor because the quote is so full of spark and life and hilarity.

Morning chutzpah is meant to make you stop, think, and even smile. [Tweet this]

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Through the 40-Day Bible Reading challenge, we’re now in the Gospels. Whahoo!

The words of Christ are coming alive in a fresh way as I dive into Eugene Peterson’s writing of Scripture through The Message Bible. Here are a few powerful and potent reminders from Matthew and Mark.

Here are 6 breathtaking quotables from Jesus. [Tweet this] All are within an easy click to Tweet to your friends and Pin-able for all your fellow Pinterest-lovers!

6 Life-Changing Quotes From Jesus Christ“You’re blessed when you’re at the end of your rope. With less of you there is more of God and His rule.” –Jesus, Matthew 5:3, #LIVEWONDERSTRUCK [Tweet this] Continue Reading...


Distinguishing between the borders of work and play and rest can be tricky. Find time to rest & renew & prepare to #liveWonderstruck Continue Reading...

In the 40-Day Bible Reading Challenge, we had the opportunity to dive into Proverbs last week. My mind is still spinning around some of the moments of brilliance I read. I adore the way Eugene Peterson breaths fresh imagery and language into these Biblical gems.

Here are 6 breathtaking quotables from the Proverbs. [Tweet this] All are within an easy click to Tweet to your friends and Pin-able for all your fellow Pinterest-lovers!

PROVERBS“Don't ever say, “I’ll get you for that!” Wait for God; he’ll settle the score.” —Proverbs 20:22, #livewonderstruck [Tweet this]

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