making it my own

fasting means different things for different people.  for me, my fast is not about deprivation, it is not about sacrifice, it is not about religion.  instead it is about a very deliberate and very mindful intention regarding what is going into my mouth and my body.  i'm not really concerned with how others define a [...]

outside the comfort zone…

we've had incredibly mild weather so far this winter, here in northern virginia.  who would have thought, given our snowfall back in *october* ?!  i'm trying to be gracious about it all {because deep down inside, i'm a kid crying out for a good snowstorm}.  and while i'd like some white to grace our ground, it's admittedly hard to dismiss [...]