Heidi Gaul (Oregon)
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I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and will call upon the name of the Lord. - Psalm 116:17 (KJV)
I’ve always observed Lent by sacrificing something to help me remember Christ’s holy sacrifice for me. But over the years some of my passion for this practice dimmed, and I began to question my motives for observing this spiritual discipline. Does Christ really find pleasure in my “suffering”? I had...
"When I became a parent, I struggled to find God within the chaotic world where I now lived. I was used to contemplative prayer, to silence and service and listening for God’s still, small voice in quiet, hidden spaces. Suddenly none of my life felt quiet or hidden – it was all loud, messy, and exposed." Discover more.