All posts for the month July, 2016

Realm Makers 2016, Here I Come!!

Things will be pretty quiet on the blog this week because….I’m flying out to Philadelphia for REALM MAKERS!!! I have been dying to go to RM ever since it existed, so I am over the top excited. 😀 😀  I’m meeting a lot of friends who I’ve known online for awhile, rooming with some of my […]

Sunshine Blogger Challenge – 11 Questions Answered!

I was tagged for this fun challenge by Gracie Mae DeLunac!  The idea is that you answer the 11 questions the previous blogger asked, and then “tag” 11 other bloggers and write them eleven new questions to answer. I know not everyone enjoys (or likes to pass along) these challenges, so I won’t tag anybody […]

Simmer Starters – July 15, 2016

Brace yourselves!  After missing it last week, I have a ton of Simmers to catch up on. 😀 Hospitality and the Holy Imagination (Zach Franzen) – Some fascinating, worthy thoughts here (it takes a bit for the article to really get going, so stay with it). “Artists should be good hosts. At the very least […]

Bringing Joy to the Journey – Logo Reveal and Blog Redesign!

Hello, friends – if you’ve been at the Simmering Mind in the last few days, you may have already noticed that things look a little different around here! I haven’t blogged much lately (and missed some Simmer Starters…eek), but I’ve been hard at work.  Mostly this work has involved four small children and that thing we […]

Simmer Starters – July 2, 2016

Fear Not, the Universe is Wildly Out of Your Control (Ricky Alcantar) – “Psalm 97:1 says simply ‘The Lord reigns, let the earth rejoice!’ This of course implies that we do not reign ultimately. On many days I don’t like that. But rather than cause for anxiety the Psalmist encourages us that it’s cause for celebration. […]