The Session I Couldn’t Miss (Allumination, Part 3}

The Session I Couldn’t Miss (Allumination, Part 3}

Photo by Melissa Aldrich Browsing through the Allume schedule, one title captured my attention immediately. One. One "must attend." My overall sense for the weekend was to be flexible and let the Spirit lead where it would. Should a person need to chat, should I need a nap, should the prayer room be calling...I was open to any and all of … [Read more...]

When God Shows Up {Allumination, Part 1}

When God Shows Up {Allumination, Part 1}

I slid into the breakfast buffet line as it winded down. My roommate, Christine, jokingly entreated me to exercise caution with the coffee cream, as I had overshot with it the first time. As she jested, a man slipped into line behind me, waiting for coffee. Men at Allume are few. By the jeans and tee he donned, I assumed him to be a husband of … [Read more...]

I Will Sing

"I will sing the Lord’s praise, for He has been good to me. " --Psalm 13:6It's a duet.  An unbalanced one, because honestly, I'm not a great singer.  And I've got a lot of practicing to do. I sing at home, in front of my kids, when it's a song I love and I know the words.  Anthony laughs at me.  I sing when I'm alone, because it's easier to be … [Read more...]