Monthly Archives: April 2015

that moment

Today I was scrolling through one of my news-feeds on my phone and found a picture of a handsome young man standing with friends and smiling.  His demeanor was confident but humble, sincere and amiable.  I saw a wonderful person … Continue reading

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sunshine

As part of the bedtime routine I would pray Bible verses over our boys.  Verses that were about trusting God, growing strong in their faith, and truths about God’s character.  One of the passages I would pray over them was … Continue reading

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Tug of war

We are on the cusp of something amazing and as I reach for the blessings of a future that has been fought for, prayed for, cried for, and waited for, I feel myself being pulled backward toward the anxiety, the … Continue reading

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what it looks like from here

A God who created everything– sun, moon, trees, ants, molecules– everything. A God who chose to create man and woman– in His image He created them (Genesis 1:27)– He desired a relationship with them, yet they chose to turn away … Continue reading

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simplicity

After a week of upheaval and uncertainty I find myself feeling very tired.  Need-a-nap-and-can’t-find-a-place-to-lay-down-tired.  I realized today that I was carrying the weight of my what-ifs too much and not entrusting them enough to the God who is big enough … Continue reading

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clarity

For the past week we have been “on hold” in my house.  We were facing a time of uncertainty with some future plans.  We put these plans on the altar and trusted, prayed, and waited. We even started looking for … Continue reading

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pause buttons

Patience.  Waiting.  Yielding.  Holding.  All of these ideas are when a person is physically still but emotionally running in place.  Nothing can be done, yet everything seems to be ready to move. Like the runner with his feet in the … Continue reading

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sing

Oh let your heart fill up with music, let it fill up to the brim, pour over the sides and splash down to the ground, running,  running.   Oh let your soul be filled with songs– songs that bring joy, songs … Continue reading

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Expectations 

 I am the kind of person who likes to plan things out.  I want to know what to expect today, tomorrow, next week, two months from now, etc.  I married a man whose plans are more fluid.  He is able … Continue reading

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altars

On our Journey of Faith we are often asked to trust God in situations that are scary and can cause us to wonder and doubt.  We are wired to want to know everything and when something in front of us … Continue reading

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