Tag Archives: doubt

When it doesn’t stop

Some days life seems like a straight, flat open road, one just asking for windows down, radio up, and letting the simple things take over. Other days, whew, other days are like trying to drive on square wheels. Every bump, … Continue reading

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what do I do now?

I recently received news that prayers I have been praying were answered. I was so excited! My prayers have been going up for this situation for years. Prayers of reconciliation and restoration, prayers of mercy, grace, forgiveness, repentance. Again and … Continue reading

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hope-filled

Throughout today I have been reminded of the hope we have in Christ. It’s not a hope like wishful thinking, but a deeply rooted, sound and sturdy kind of hope, something we can stake our faith and trust in daily. … Continue reading

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what difference does it make?

During my Faith journey I have been challenged by people about why I have chosen to live my life as a Christian. Why do you want to live like that? You don’t get to do anything? I bet you hate… … 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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mourning

What do you do when the plan you had is 180 degrees away from the plan God is leading you toward? Tonight I wrote to a dear, sweet friend who is struggling with the loss of some life-long dreams and is trying to … Continue reading

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clean

I can hardly believe the year is over and yet, I can hardly wait for the new year to begin.  There is something to be said about being new. New crayons, still intact, blunt ends waiting for coloring sheets and … Continue reading

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Casting

After nearly thirty years of struggling with irrational fear, fighting to keep the faith and to keep going forward, I have finally named the culprit– it’s anxiety. Everyone feels anxious from time to time, worrying about a person, an event, … Continue reading

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Now by faith

Over the years on my Faith journey I have often read Hebrews 11, commonly referred to as the “Hall of Faith.”  This chapter is full of incredible examples throughout the Old Testament of men and women who followed God in … Continue reading

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Knowing

Lately I have been dreaming about being in unsafe situations. Nothing I can put my finger on, to explain why. I don’t watch scary movies, we live in a “safe” area of town. It’s just “there” — that feeling of … Continue reading

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