Discipleship for the Brokenhearted

“Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.”  –Leonard Cohen, Anthem “A crack in everything.” As a broken person I appreciate hearing the wisdom of this particular poet. I am intensely aware of being very different then others. I workedContinue reading “Discipleship for the Brokenhearted”

There is a Crack in Everything

“Ring the bells that still can ring/Forget your perfect offering/There is a crack in everything/That’s how the light gets in.” Leonard Cohen,  Anthem A crack in everything. As someone who has experienced brokenness in my life,  I appreciate the wisdom of these simple words. You see, I am intensely aware of being different then others.Continue reading “There is a Crack in Everything”

Memories Haunt in the Light

For many who have struggled with depression, as I have, often suffer from an underlying brokenness that stems from past tragedies that we can’t seem to completely forget. We try to understand why and pray for forgetfulness that never seems to come. But even so, when we know Jesus as our Savior the Light isContinue reading “Memories Haunt in the Light”

Catching Light

Early this morning I sat on the deck drinking my coffee. It’s Alaska, and although the snow is gone it was still 32 F. It’s clear and crisp. I could hear the cranes on Beluga Lake nearby. I truly love it when the sun makes its entrance– everything seems to wake-up, either to sing or justContinue reading “Catching Light”