Kathi Roach
Flipping the Negativity

Flipping the Negativity

Flipping the NegativityThen he took the five loaves and two fish, and looking up to Heaven, he blessed and broke them. He kept giving them to the disciples to set before the crowd. Everyone ate and was filled. They picked up twelve baskets of leftover pieces.Luke...

Gray Night of the Soul

Gray Night of the Soul

Gray Night of the Soul I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world. John 16:33   Scott Fitzgerald wrote, “In a real dark night of the soul, it...

Sabbath Rest

Sabbath Rest

Sabbath Rest Come to me, all who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. Matthew 11:28-29   ast month I read the...

Begin with the Rocks

In order to focus on “being,” I needed to be willing to let go of “doing.” The two are mutually exclusive. I needed to quiet not just my body, but also my mind.

Seeing the Stars

As darkness fell, it enveloped us. I looked up. There above us was a blanket of stars. Literally thousands. They were the brightest stars I’d ever seen. We pulled off the side of the road to stop the car so we could both just stare at the sky. It truly was incredible.

The Most We Can Do

When a loved one is sick or hurting the first thing I offer is prayer. “I’ll pray for you,” I reply. But I quickly follow that up with, “What else can I do?” I’m looking for a tangible way to lighten their load. I want to help in any way I can. I’ve noticed, that I’m often left with a feeling of disappointment or even helplessness if there isn’t a task assigned to me. “The least I can do is to pray,” I say and I do it.

A Renewed Mind

We live in bondage to our feelings, justified or not. We have remembered and memorialized the wrongdoings heaped upon us. If we aren’t careful our accusations shift to God. How could You allow this? Don’t You love me? Don’t You see me? Don’t You care?