The other day I was texting a friend of mine, and I asked her what she was struggling within the faith department. I knew that she would be honest, and she was. And I think what she is struggling with is a struggle that many of us don't want to share or be open about. … Continue reading How To Keep Faith In Times Like These
Waiting rooms are the worst. They have the unique ability to actively suck the life out of you even though you are doing nothing but sitting and waiting. The TV options are usually limited and mindless. And if you must go to the DMV, you feel as if you will never escape the dull confines … Continue reading The Waiting Room
Barbie had everything she could ever want. A wardrobe that would fit any occasion, from work to play, from beaches to weddings. She always had a smile on her face. A beautiful dream house that was never messy, and it never fell apart. In Barbie's dream house there was no room for hardship, or anything that wasn't happy. Barbie never looked in the mirror, and didn't like what she saw. She wasn't insecure, and didn't have confidence issues. She never felt like she wasn't enough.
By faith Abraham, when God tested him, offered Isaac as a sacrifice. He who had embraced the promises was about to sacrifice his one and only son, even though God had said to him, “It is through Isaac that your offspring will be reckoned.” Abraham reasoned that God could even raise the dead, and so … Continue reading Where Life Lies: The Cross
Do any of you pray for a "word" for the year? I didn't until a couple of years ago, and my word for 2018 was "behold". Behold is a word that shows up a lot in scripture, with a few different words in the original text. But it always carries similar meaning. It is spoken … Continue reading Behold
Have you ever lost anything? Your keys, your phone? This week I lost my debit card. I thought it was gone. I retraced my steps from my walk at the park, and I couldn't find it. I ended up getting it back after a nice person returned it to the store I had been in … Continue reading Let It Be To Me
As a mother comforts her child, so I will cover you Isaiah 66:13 Cover me mommy. Charlies says this every night as we put him to bed. Along with Pray daddy and sing Hosanna mommy. Bedtime is one of my favorite times of the day. And it's not because it's when the kids go to bed. … Continue reading I’ll Cover You
Charlie loves the beach, and the ocean. As soon as we get to the beach he loves to take off his shoes and run through the sand and splash in the water. It doesn't matter if the rocks are covered in seaweed, or there are fish swimming around his feet. Me? If by some chance … Continue reading The Depth Of The Ocean