Present: abide

To edit means we prune. As we cut away the less valuable, less important, and not necessary we can truly start to bear fruit. Not all fruit is “good fruit” and just because you can do something doesn’t mean you should or must. Can you tell that this is said out of complete experience with […]

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Present: edit

  If my purpose and the reason for being “present” is my people then I need to edit, prune and decide. Even Jesus didn’t do everything, because He wasn’t supposed to. If He had to prioritize, know His purpose and calling, and therefore make edits then it makes complete sense that I will too. I […]

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Present: with

  Why “present?” My reasons were specific. Moments when I felt spread too thin, moments where I was crazed, missed moments or overlooked opportunities all because I was committed to completion, efficiency, and capability. When reading┬áPresent Over Perfect by Shauna Niequist, I already mentioned in my review of the book, that despite the fact that […]

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Present: Sabbath

  “Busy” and “tired” seem to be worn proudly like badges of honor on our scout sash. But where is the meaning in busy, in tired? As I have really thought through the “why” behind my desire to be present I’ve started to ask more about the “how?” How do I stop the busy? How […]

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