God grows my faith both through the answered prayers and the unanswered ones.
The hand of God is always a hand of mercy and grace.
Some days faith is the one thin string that is keeping you from plummeting down the sheer face of an unforgiving mountain.
Once upon a time, I broke a longish blog silence with a post about homeschooling, public schooling, and depression. And I sat back and wondered . . . what will people say? Honestly, most of the time people don’t say much about my blog posts. Maybe I’ll get a couple of likes, a couple of […]
My blog is a dusty, neglected corner of the internet these days, and I’m not sure how I feel about that. Writing and I have had an increasingly complicated relationship recently. I know I need to be writing. I just don’t know what, or where. I’m lacking direction and it’s making me procrastinate and make […]
We can be so clueless, fighting our way to the top, while all the time Jesus is calling us to take up our cross and follow Him lower.
The words are simple enough– lay down your burdens. Take up your cross.
There will always be valleys for us to find our way through. There will always be dark places where the light barely shines.
In January, it can feel like joy is hiding.
I am so guilty of looking at the cross as little more than a decoration that hangs at the front of my church.