Where head and heart meet at the cross

What’s Next?

Have you ever wondered what that moment after "Not my will but thine be done" looks like? What do the moments, hours, days, weeks and months after "Yes" feel like? I've stepped out in faith and I have no idea... Continue Reading →

November Blues

It's funny to me that I have so much to say yet most often I'm silent. I see the number of half finished ideas that litter my drafts of this blog that I love but when I sit down to... Continue Reading →


I am a deep-thinking commuter. My drive home is usually just long enough for me to mentally figure out what to have for dinner and what items on my ever expanding to-do list will actually get done that day. On... Continue Reading →

whispered prayers

I don't know if it is a reflection of the change of the seasons or my nature but every dear God is coated in the tears I hold back daily. I pray even though it feels like I'm throwing my... Continue Reading →


Something happens when writers get together. Hopefully it is a good thing like support and a collaboration between friends. I have some amazing writer friends, Tawni Winns and Terasha Burrell, and we had an idea of talking about what #goals... Continue Reading →


I'm up late again.... and on twitter. Tonight is thoughts in melancholy. I've tried to wrestle meaning from this world and am pinned between the dark and the hopeless place. There are wars and rumors of wars. Bums tweet from... Continue Reading →

Another Year: 32

I am one of those people who is weird about their birthday. I spent years pretending it didn't happen, that it was just another day in September. I would acknowledge the milestone ages but if you were travel the timeline... Continue Reading →

once again

This year has been unexpectedly chaotic. I can look back and see how God has shaken me up to free me from any expectations of how my year was supposed to be. Then He moved me. Twice. Literally. I've had... Continue Reading →

Travel-sized: London & Paris

I'll start by saying-- I know this post is late! I've been back long enough to need another vacation. But while I update my travel wish list and check my PTO, I wanted share some pictures from my trip. I'm... Continue Reading →

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Where head and heart meet at the cross

Bethany Howard

Finding kindling in the daily to fuel joy, growth and understanding.

Answer the Call

Life's most important and urgent question is, "What are you doing for others?"- Martin Luther King, Jr.


1 John 4:7-21; Philippians 4:7;

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Matthew 13:23


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Where head and heart meet at the cross

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Be transformed by the renewal of your mind

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If the Son sets you free.....

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Life is an adventure and I get to choose how I want to experience it. It's our uniqueness that makes life together exciting - this is about how I choose to experience life. New adventures, same ol' me.


"Find out who you are and try not to be afraid of it"