When Our Quest in Misguided

This past July I was sitting underneath a whirling fan on my back porch with a huge glass of sweet tea at my side, typing out the daily devos that would become our Heart Wide Open journey. At the time, I had no idea what the Advent season held for my immediate family and that… Read More

Mea Cupla from Video Woman and a DVD Give-a-Way of Heart Wide Open

I’ve had zero qualms about chatting up the world about Heart Wide Open, at least in the book format. The DVD teaching? Not so much. And that’s not right. My relative silence doesn’t do justice to do the message of Heart Wide Open and it definitely doesn’t honor the self-sacrificing labor that so many people… Read More

This CLOSE to a miracle!

Hear ye, hear ye! My son and daughter-in-law presented us with grandchild number five this week. Meet Weston Phillip Tomlinson, 8 pounds 8 ounces, born 12:22 PM, 11/13/13. As you might imagine, Weston has already staked his claim in my heart. My cup runneth over in a big way… The z-monster was pulling on my eyelids… Read More

Trouble in Texas? I report, You Decide

Perhaps you’ve seen images of Coach Les Miles “holding” his frenzied caged Tigers in the tunnel before a big game. It looks like this.  He waits as long as possible before he “releases” them on the opposition. What you may not know is that there is another coach in Houston, TX who is tasked with restraining a similar group of frenzied… Read More

Leaving on a Jet Plane…

Hey y’all! I write to you with mixed emotions from a hotel room in Loveland, CO. I’ve been here all week as the guest of Resurrection Fellowship, where I’ve been teaching my book Heart Wide Open for the last three evenings. Rez (as they are more informally known), has been recording these sessions to produce a DVD of… Read More