I Wanted a God Moment, I Got Granola

“Everything in here is for you.” She gestured to the large wooden crate resting on the rustic island. My eyes widened as I peeked inside. Wrapped in brown paper was a freshly baked loaf of bread. Nestled beside it, a large glass jar of homemade coconut granola, a bar of dark chocolate and the most […]

My #OneWord365 for 2017

I resisted my one word this year. We’ve lived in this house now for 13 years and I will always remember the New Year’s Eve when we sat in the living room, while there was a ping pong tournament happening downstairs. My mother-in-law asked us what ONE WORD we wanted to focus on for the next […]

What’s Your Hundred-foot Journey?

When was the last time you watched The Hundred Foot-Journey, she asked. Dorothea came and stood next to me at the kitchen island at my in-law’s house. I was packing up with the kids, getting ready to de-Christmas and head home. My whole body smiled. I love that movie. I have an assignment for you, […]

A Posture of Wonder

By Naomi Williams | Twitter: @NaomiWilliams87 I’d spent a few weeks mulling over my One Word for this year when a question stirred: What are you afraid of? The answer came to me as I cycled past the creaking clock tower of Kings Cross station, bubbling up to the surface with aching familiarity. I am afraid […]

One Word 365: Have You Chosen Yours?

Presence. This was my One Word for 2014. It was the word I had prayed about through December 2013 and a word I felt God was asking me to lean into. And it made sense to me; I had been living at a pace I couldn’t keep up with, over-scheduling both myself and my family, […]