A Mission from God

Last week, I was blessed to attend the annual Heartbeat International Conference, held in Chicago.  The theme was “On a Mission from God,” inspired by the classic 1980 film “The Blues Brothers.”  We all received dark sunglasses for fun, and I swear I saw Elwood greeting people at the door! I attended many of these […]

#MondayMercy: Visit the Sick

I realize it’s Tuesday, but this #MondayMercy post was stuck, unfinished, in my head for the last 24 hours.  Time to sort out the many thoughts I have for this work of mercy:  Visit the Sick.  I knew I wanted to relate it to this month of Pregnancy & Infant Loss, so I decided to […]

#WorthRevisit: Grab Your Umbrella!

It’s Wednesday, which means I am revisiting a post from before, and linking it up to Reconciled to You and Theology is a Verb. I appreciate these two blogs sharing my posts, but I am also happy to discover other blogs too! This post originally appeared in August 2015. Students for Life Illinois will be […]

It’s Time for Heartbeat!

I am getting very excited.  Tomorrow morning I will board a plane for Atlanta where I will attend the annual Heartbeat International Conference! I attended several while I served as Executive Director, and met incredible people.  Smart, creative, generous, and joyful people.  Professional conferences for any field of expertise are important, but a gathering of […]