Are you weary? Do you long to find soul sustaining rest? Maybe you need a session of soul tending in your day? Check out my blog post for some soul tending guidance. My name is Anthea Kotlan, and I have a passion to equip and empower women to build God's kingdom. Join me on this … Continue reading Welcome


How I love certainty! Predictable rhythms bring calm to my soul. My granddaughter has a toy that has three weighted balls in different colors. Once they are set into the entry point at the top of a tower, they run along various angled shoots in a downward pattern. One ball contains a silver disc that … Continue reading Certainty

Could Fallow Ground be Hallowed Ground?

All a poor man's brothers hate him;    how much more do his friends go far from him!He pursues them with words, but does not have them.Whoever gets sense loves his own soul;    he who keeps understanding will discover good. (Proverbs 19:7-8 ESV) Observations: Any kind of poverty (lack of wealth, health, relationships, influence) can lead to feelings of … Continue reading Could Fallow Ground be Hallowed Ground?

“Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.”

For Mother’s Day last year, I asked for a lemon tree, and my family blessed me with two tiny Meyer Lemon trees. My husband helped me plant each one in a sunny location in our garden, and at once I fancied myself a lemon farmer. However, my trees were small, a little frail and the … Continue reading “Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.”