Faith, Five Minute Friday, Trust

Joining with Lisa-Jo and others to play with our words for just Five Minutes, no editing, not worrying, just link up and encourage others who play along. The prompt today is  Perspective. GO. I’ve been looking at things from these narrow eyes of mine, suffering bouts of temporary blindness to the way God works and…

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Sisters In Bloom, Struggle, Trust

If it feels like I keep talking about waiting, it’s because I do. I keep talking about it because we are all waiting for something, and when the wait grows too long according to our expectations, we risk giving up, we risk losing hope. I’m waiting for something. We all are. Lessons are learned in…

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(in)courage, Guest posting, Trust

We want to believe that God has something special for each of us. We chase dreams and visions, our hearts churn with desires and wishes and sometimes, in dry seasons, we convince ourselves that He’s forgotten about our longings. We worry that all of our hopes for good things are just empty whispers whispered heavenward–…

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Dreams, Faith, Obedience, Surrender, Trust, warfare

It’s been a hard week here. I can’t fully form the words yet for the experiences of it, but as I read Lisa-jo’s prompt today, Brave, I think I am not equipped to write on this. Not today, not this week when I have acted the fool, thinking I had been so brave myself, all…

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Faith, Lent, Passion, Sacrifice, Trust, Worship

“But the way of Christ is cross bearing. Christ offers us resurrection power, and hence the hope of renewing rather than losing the old. But the renewal always involves crucifixion. Many of us are too comfortable to be willing.” ~Vern Poythress I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to be real. I talked…

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Five Minute Friday, Growth, One Word, Struggle, Trust, warfare

It’s Friday. With another illness sneaking through my house this week (strep throat) I am breathing a half-hearted sigh of both relief and frustration. It is, what it is. While it feels as if we will never be well, I know that is not true, so we are just cruising through this season of germs…

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Courage, Faith, Growth, One Word, Trust

Endure hardship as discipline; God is treating you as his children. For what children are not disciplined by their father? Hebrews 12:7 I climb up onto the treadmill and I can’t help but notice this tiny, perfectly formed woman is on the one in front of me. Her physique is flawless, not a ripple or…

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