The Messy Process of Surrendering – How Ordinary Becomes Extraordinary

Pearl Allard

Pearl Allard

A quiet invitation to glimpse and embrace God's love.
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Shannon Popkin, speaker and author of the newly released Control Girl, said something to me today I hope I never forget: “Isn’t it good to know we are invited to be part of miracles, not expected to conduct them?” I first met Shannon when she spoke at my church about a year and a half Read More

Surprising Inspiration for Perfectionists from a Grape Hyacinth

Pearl Allard

Pearl Allard

A quiet invitation to glimpse and embrace God's love.
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My mom recently reminded me of our spontaneous, haphazard planting spree fifteen years ago. To this day, it’s a source of delight on so many levels. I’d spent the damp spring week at my parent’s home, a showcase of Pacific Northwest beauty. Always one to improve status quo, Mom held up tiny bags of flower Read More

Blue Gatorade, an ER Visit & Easter Ponderings

Pearl Allard

Pearl Allard

A quiet invitation to glimpse and embrace God's love.
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              We’d not intended for this brand of excitement at the end of our spring break vacation. We’d driven to Indianapolis and meandered four stories of awesomeness in the children’s museum. It was a highlight for our 6 and 8-year old. All four of us – Paul, the kids Read More

How Maple Syrup Transformed My View of Turning 40

Pearl Allard

Pearl Allard

A quiet invitation to glimpse and embrace God's love.
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It transformed how I viewed turning forty, but it started as an ordinary field trip to the local nature center with my son’s preschool class a few years ago. A room full of curious four-year-olds, a handful of parents, and a few teachers listened to the volunteer from the nature center explain the process of Read More