Does Christian jargon sometimes trip you up or cause you become frustrated? If so, here is a short and simple video to help with that! By no means a deep theological dive, but instead a simple “think this” approach to a common Christian jargon/vocabulary word. My hope is this helps you on your spiritual walk…

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What DO you do with a chance? Seems like most of the time chances ARE scary — but if we don’t take them, think of what we may be missing. This is an encouraging story about chances and a short devotion offering ways to be brave, TODAY!

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piano with music

For over two years I served as “the piano player” at my church, a very traditional Presbyterian Church, meaning that most Sunday’s is was just me playing.  This was an article written for our church newsletter during my second month as the piano player.  This was a life-changing ah-ha moment!  When a musician sits down…

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What do you see when you look at the blog-post picture above?  This picture was taken while on a hike, we stopped for a snack and while sitting there on our giant rock, I peered over the edge and discovered this beauty.  It captivated my thoughts, and it made me think, “How?!?!?”   How did…

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fungal and bacterial colonies growing on a petri dish

When I step into a classroom, I find my mind imagining that I am stepping into a petri dish.  It’s a mental image that makes sense to me, because for many years of my life I stood at a laboratory bench and inoculated thousands of petri dishes.  After a 24 hour incubation period, each dish…

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little girl learning

As a trained scientist who has transitioned in to supporting educators, let me introduce myself via concepts that are developing in my mind and that I will be using on my blog.  Instead of me blabbing on about myself, my hope is that through these concepts your getting to know me will be deeper.  You…

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Water.  Required for survival by all living things.  That is what we teach our “littles” in school, therefore we grow up learning the importance of water.  But, have you ever thought much about water itself?  The miraculously simple molecule that it is?  Two hydrogens (H) and one oxygen (O), H2O, with polarity (state of having…

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