My 9 year old son and I noticed this morning that today is “March Forth!” Quite fitting encouragement for me since I’m waffling over a technology chore. Do you have chores on your to do list that scare you? You put it off; it seems huge; you don’t understand it. Well, I sure do. My big deal is… …switching my … More Overcoming Fear about Chores
Have you ever come across a bible passage that hit you hard – in a bad way? Not in the kind of way that makes you want to repent be more free and holy but in a way that makes you suspicious of God, hate yourself, and want to close the book? This Ash Wednesday … More What to do When Scripture Sounds Awful
In my house, lingering over dessert together brings a good opportunity to prepare as a family for Lent which begins the next day. We focus on the categories of prayer, fasting and alms giving. Each person picks something individual for prayer and fasting but our alms giving is usually communal. Then we also try to … More Fat Tuesday’s Lenten Preparation
Hey Friends! Lent has started! Want to get out of a funk for Lent? Want to feel good – like your internal life is on the right track? Its not too late. Check out the video about the 5 week course we can do together this Lent. Grab some buddies and let’s Find Your Footing! … More Want to Join Me for Lent?
I love sports and have been active all my life but I’ve never been one to imagine myself carrying a crucial moment in the game – and winning it all. So, it was a strange temptation for me recently as I jogged passed an empty football field to trot over and begin to imagine. I’m … More Your Inner Voice – a Critic or a Coach?
I love advent! With glimmers of light, we joyfully waiting in darkness, finding hope in the many glimmers of light. We have confidence that the light of the world is about to dawn and bring peace, love and comfort to us all. The Jesse tree tells the story of God’s saving love In the scripture…
Sometimes I get in a frame of mind where politics, sickness, violence and seems to fill the air. It creeps into my desire to give my grandma a hug, it fills our holiday plans and even wafts around the alter of the Lord – threatening everything. And yet, the sun is shining, I go on … More Longing for Childhood
Connecting to God is not just for super holy people but every living breathing person on the face of this earth. And an integrated life of prayer is the path that helps you flourish! A lot of people want to be more connected to God. They want to pray more or more deeply but they … More Find Your Footing – a course with Carrie Soukup
Introducing… Growing a Life of Prayer – A Workbook Journal by me, Carrie Soukup. Journal your way to a life of prayer and connection with God. This book contains the complete text of my previous book, “Collection of Grace” but it is physically larger in order to include activities in the margins of each page. … More Growing a Life of Prayer – A Workbook Journal by Carrie Soukup
Do you ever have those days when you open the fridge 5 times within 5 minutes – hungry but nothing looks good, nothing will satisfy? Sometimes I feel that way in my spiritual life too. And while a larger issue may be looming, I need something to tide me over till dinner. “He and I” … More “He and I” – Perfect for when you are Floundering