Here is what I have learned. If I don’t tie myself nearer to God– seek to bind myself to Him by means of spiritual discipline– I will fall away from Him.
Everywhere I look in my house there’s a mess that needs cleaning, a problem that needs solving, a person that needs loving.
Sometimes I wonder if there is any point at all to the time and energy these things require. We all want to make a difference. We want to see some kind of fruit for our work.
I have been called, and I have been chosen–
Not because of me but because of You–
There is nothing beautiful or romantic or glamorous about Wednesday afternoon obedience.
We are in the middle of the busy and the crazy of several completely insane weeks on the family calendar. And in the midst of this, I hear this small voice saying to write. I am trying to have faith that, if I walk in obedience and write, I will be blessed with time for […]
I thought the opening would be like the sweet slow blossom of a rose, or a door cracking slowly and light bursting through.
But most days, it’s like a desperate prying of a rusty castle gate with a crowbar.
Lately I’ve been feeling a tug at my heart– a call. Write. Write. Write. I’ve been avoiding it. I’m so busy. So tired. I have three kids, all homeschooled. We are busy with church, with school, with lessons and classes and so much laundry. Life is so full, so crazy. But still, in the quiet […]
Sometimes I am afraid of what the future holds. I am afraid what it holds for my children; will they face real persecution because of their faith? We’ve had it so good for so long here in our little corner of the world, but it certainly feels like the winds are changing. And I’ll admit […]