A Sweet, Sweet Aroma

by Katie Lucy Our wedding day was amazing.  It was all I dreamt it would be and more.  The flowers were fragrant and beautifully blended.  The colors of light pink, white, and deep purple lit up the sanctuary.  My dress sparkled in the light coming through the stained glass windows of the church.  I felt…

How We Love

by Jessie Mejias Growing up in the Roman Catholic faith I was taught some valuable lessons about how weshould treat each other, and that we should put others before ourselves. These lessonshave stood me in good stead and continue to remind me of the call to be Christ-like, or self-less, in my daily walk. However,…

Dream Big

by Jessie Mejias Genesis 37:5-10 (NIV) Joseph had a dream, and when he told it to his brothers, they hated him all the more. He said to them, “Listen to this dream I had: We were binding sheaves of grain out in the field when suddenly my sheaf rose and stood upright, while your sheaves…

His Love is Everlasting

by Jessie Mejias I recently attended a healing conference where we were put into groups of three and asked to recount a positive memory. When it was my turn, the very first memory that popped into my head was that of my “re-engagement” to my husband. In 2005, both of my sons got engaged and,…

Finding Meaning in Rest

Finding Meaning in Rest Article by Jessie Mejias, Sunodía Founder and Director As I write this article, I am about to start a four-week writing sabbatical. While this is not a term I have ever heard used anywhere else, it seems apt, being that a sabbatical is a change in a normal routine, and I’ve known…

An Exercise in Endurance

An Exercise in Endurance Article by Jessie Mejias, Sunodía Founder and Director “Just one more!” Over the course of an hour, my personal trainer, Mary (not her real name), must say this to me at least twenty times. For me, those three words have become synonymous with another phrase: “More pain!” I’ve done a fairly good…

You, Just As You Are

You, Just As You Are Article by Jenni Weatherly, Communications & Administrative Manager Can you remember who you were, before the world told you who you should be? – Danielle LaPorte Well, can you? These words, so thought-provoking, always get me. They prompt me to consider how easily others’ desires and cultural expectations, no matter…