Endurance

“Therefore, put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything to stand.” Ephesians 6:13 NIV To endure is to experience suffering, and in that suffering, to deny oneself the right to succumb. To instead press... Continue Reading →

Weary of Doing Good

Escapism, we all do it.  Reality is harsh, often overwhelming the blessing of life with fatigue, pain, and fear (just to name a few). We feel the oppression of the world around us and the aching of our spirit inside of us, longing to be reborn into the promised future glory, our final liberation from... Continue Reading →

The 24 Nights Before Christmas

Hello Everyone! The Kindle version of my first publication, "The 24 Nights Before Christmas" is now available for FREE on Amazon until this Saturday 11/28. If you haven't read it yet, please snag your copy and tell your friends! If you have read it already, I would love it if you could write a review... Continue Reading →

In My Father’s Arms

I am but a child A babe in my Father's hands. Flailing arms, slave to my own reflexes, unsure of my own mind, unsure of anything but need. I need comfort. I need sustinance. I need... I kick and tilt and fall, crying out, I scream. My lungs are full, they are all that work... Continue Reading →

Evangelism in the Midst of Suffering

“God uses broken things. It takes broken soil to produce a crop, broken clouds to give rain, broken grain to give bread, broken bread to give strength. It is the broken alabaster box that gives forth perfume. It is Peter, weeping bitterly, who returns to greater power than ever.”― Vance Havner Sometimes life feels like nothing... Continue Reading →

Insecurity of Faith

“I never felt like I had enough faith.” I was shocked. This friend that I had known for years, my strong, beautiful, and confident friend’s testimony revolved around one overwhelming conflict, an insecurity of faith. Sure, I have had lots of moments where I disparaged my lack of faith, but her? This friend whose unwavering... Continue Reading →

Our Daily Bread

"The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God will stand forever" -Isaiah 40:8 ESV God gave me an abundance of toilet paper. Two months ago, when the boxes started arriving at the church where I work, I was irritated; I didn't need toilet paper, I needed Kleenex. I don't know how... Continue Reading →

Little Daily Miracles

I was hit by a car and survived, I walked away from it actually. Miracles happen, ask anyone. They may lean forward, eyes sparkling, eager to recount their brush with the supernatural. Others will shake their heads, denying any such experiences, but their faces will be creased with pensive memories. We all have a miracle... Continue Reading →

Comparison

“Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Don’t bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.”   - William Faulkner See. Want. Need. Aquire. Dissatisfy. Repeat. It will never be enough, what other people have. Their life, their marriage, their house, their looks, their job,... Continue Reading →

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