I was sitting in the first 2 verses of Psalm 91 this week. That was where God had me, because everything else felt overwhelming. A lot of times my struggles feel like a battle. But this didn’t feel a battle. It felt like I was in a storm. And it felt like the storm came [...]
Does anyone like FaceBook memories? Today I was reminded of a few significant events over the past 9 years, and 11 months. And today, I'm remembering God is God. He is good, and He is faithful. But 9 years and 11 months, that is how long I have been in my 30's. The day I [...]
Why should I follow Jesus? I can tell you a ton of reasons that you shouldn't. But I share with you today on Candidly Christian 4 reasons not to follow Jesus. And they probably aren't what you would think! It is always ironic when I write these posts 2 months before they are actually posted. [...]
"The Lord is my solid rock, my fortress, my rescuer. My God is my rock. I take refuge in Him! He’s my shield, my salvation’s strength, my place of safety." Psalm 18:2 How many of you believe that? How many of you know that? You know the promise that He is who He says He [...]
Today I am doing something a little different on the blog, and sharing a video testimony/encouragement about a dream Olivia had during naptime yesterday. Take a watch, as this dream comes straight from the heart of God, and teaches us about the faith of a child.
There was water everywhere. It was a flood. Not the flood where there is a few inches of water in the basement, but a Noah type flood. The type of flood that destroys everything. Water covered everything in sight. And I was struggling to keep my head above water. But then a large man, probably [...]
"All jokes aside, I thought I was going to die today."
Spoiler alert: I didn't say that. But someone we met minutes after the storm ended did. Sometimes you wonder if what you went through was really as bad as it seemed at the time, and that comment confirmed that, yes, the storm we had just went through was as bad as it seemed. And when your friend texts you later and says "your dad just told my dad you're all lucky to be alive"... yeah...
The dreams began to happen again. Years ago it was people trying to attack my son. But over the past two nights it was people coming to try to kill me. In my dreams I went to hide, to protect myself from the attacks. I needed to get anywhere that I would be safe in [...]