I want to take the lessons of sacrifice and of staying open to His leading that He has taught me, and I want to go.
You feel all thoughtful on New Year’s Eve, or at least like you should be thoughtful, looking back over the past year, looking forward to the next 365 days. You feel like maybe you should have something deep to say about the workings of the world, how you’ve changed and grown, all your goals and […]
Fear is so very far from the place of grace that God has for us.
A little poetry about God’s gifts . . .
God gave Joseph just what he needed to step forward, one step at a time in obedience.
What if God isn’t meeting my expectations because my expectations are far too small?
When I fail, when I doubt– my God never stops meeting me with His grace.
Even when I’m so sure I know the destination God has in mind, I can’t always see the path from here to there.
I am a masterpiece of God. So are you. This isn’t just my idea of a Friday morning pep talk, although goodness knows I could use one. This is the truth of God– that we are more than just this mess of flesh and bone and sin and desperation. We are masterpieces– works of art, […]
I think that one of the hardest things about being who I am– a pastor’s kid, a Christian school graduate, a Bible college graduate, a pastor’s wife– is the fact that I know all the so-called right answers to all the spiritual struggles I face in my daily life. I know them in my head, […]