"Lady Wisdom prepares her home, prepares beauty and good food and then invites others in.
Wisdom encompasses a whole life of living and building on the purposes, design and messages of God. Wisdom extends itself through relationships, our influence, the practical ways we live life, the values we hold, the art we create, the influence we have, the legacy we leave."
Mom Heart Writers and Leadership on Sally's Staircase
Do you remember a time when someone prepared a place for you? When there was a sense of beauty and place and care that cried out to your heart that there was celebration in your coming? When your heart was opened over a simple cup of tea or by the light of a flickering candle, when you felt love, deep at your core and knew you were valued and accepted by another person?
"To say that you are loved is one thing, but to feel loved is quite another entirely." -Sally Clarkson
Some of the beauty prepared for our time together
This weekend, the leadership of Mom Heart were welcomed in, gathered together, to grow and learn and to be loved on in the homes of our leadership in Colorado. It was a time of deep refreshing and teaching, but most of all, experiencing the love and beauty and fullness of life and home that God extends to each of our hearts and that we long to extend to you in our online home. We hope you enjoy some pictures of our time together, of the real life of these women who are so honored to share words and community with you here. Some wisdom from our teaching time is peppered throughout as well. I hope it soaks deep into your heart today, friends. You are so, so loved.
Enjoying lunch among the pines
"Beauty is spiritually significant. It is at the center of how God makes himself known to us and beauty is central to how we share God with others." - Sarah Clarkson
Makaela and Shelly- makers of our feasts and part of the local Colorado Springs Mom Heart Leadership
We can not know God fully without experiencing the fullness of creation. We can not separate ourselves from beauty and nature and fellowship and good food and sacred music and ideas and poetry." -Sarah Clarkson
Phyllis Stanley, teaching us how to make amazing bear claws to celebrate life at home
"There is no neutrality in Christian living. Either you are flourishing and growing or you are slowly dying."
Our gracious hosts and ministry founders, Clay and Sally Clarkson
Your Mom Heart Online Leadership, Kristen Kill, Sally Clarkson and Misty Krasawski
"We must realize the importance of serving an incarnate God and being incarnate to others."
Enjoying the coziness of company and a delicious meal at Sally's.
A wise woman takes responsibility for her own well-being, because she knows it is her well-spring of life.
The real side of your leadership, ladies! Sarah Mae, Katy Rose and Stacy Buck, representing our goofiness!
"There is a tendency to put God in a box, to live by rules and maxims and to know more about rules than the wild and untame Lion that He is."
Joel Clarkson, aka The Composer, blessing us with his beautiful music!
" You have an obligation to pour out the hope that is in you!"
Some delicious quiche, Sally's famous recipe.
"God created women to be truth-bearers, light bearers- civilizers- but so many miss the beauty of God's design for femininity." -Sally Clarkson
Sandra Maddox, Jeanna Young and Sally at tea time
"In the absence of Biblical wisdom, we will speak and write and live from a worldly opinion instead of the truth and knowledge of God." -Sally Clarkson
Sally teaching in one of our sessions about guarding our hearts.
"If you don't have a foundation, you will take everything as truth, and then you will live by the premises of other people." -Sally Clarkson
Kat and Kristen Habermehl