Living for Christ

When You Want To Live Boldly

Last week, my friend celebrated her birthday. I’m sure you read about it, because over 12 THOUSAND people shared her words on facebook alone–myself included.  When she posted the day before, about how they were going to blitz their town with gifts, that rumbling that I’ve been feeling beneath the surface lurched inside, and I felt the…

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Giving Thanks

Because God Never Abandons Us

I had another dream about the devil this weekend–this one, less frightening than the last. I’m a vivid dreamer and so when these kinds of dreams ripple the calm of my sleep, I’m not usually surprised. This one in particular had some interesting symbolism, (most of which I won’t share here because to you, it would make…

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Giving Thanks

What Carries You Through The Unknown

And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him. Hebrews 11:6 I woke the other morning just as the wings clipped a pole and sheered clean off of the plane I rode on. An unknown,…

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Faith, Giving Thanks, Growth

Hi. I’ve missed this space. I’ve missed you. I hesitated pulling back last month. Thrity days in the blogging world is like a hundred years because the internet never sleeps. I worried I’d have nothing to say–(for those of you who know me, you’re likely chuckling at the rediculousness of this statement) I worried you’d…

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Broken Body, Dreams, Faith, Giving Thanks, Grace, Growth, Struggle, Surrender

“Define yourself radically as one beloved by God. This is the true self. Every other identity is illusion.” Brennan Manning “I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with unfailing kindness. Jeremiah 31:3 When I tucked him into bed the other night and said “I love you” his immediate response was…

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Children, Family, Giving Thanks

Then God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it he rested from all the work of creating that he had done. Genesis 2:3 In this busy season of raising little people, it’s easy to forget to come up for air. Yesterday, the earth seemed to spin slower, the clouds barely moved,…

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Dreams, Lent, Living for Christ, Sacrifice, Surrender

  Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me. Revelation 3:20  I draw breath in and recount the details of my dream. I see the blurred faces that you see in dreams,…

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Giving Thanks, Thanksgiving, Trust

And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.Hebrews 11:6 I woke the other morning just as the wings clipped a pole and sheered clean off of the plane I rode on. An unknown, yet…

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