I understand what the wise say when they declare the older you get the less you speak. The older you get, the more you realize how little words are actually necessary for much of life. My prayer is that I live in a constant state of trusting the Lord in all affliction. Continue reading Never Lost
We don’t live in a world where everyone is trustworthy. We don’t live in a world where we are all without sin. But we do live in a world where God is good. We live in a world where our ultimate Judge is the Lord. We live in a world where He sees the heart and motive of the giver regardless of the action of the receiver. Continue reading Wow, That’s a Lot!
To my surprise, she rolled up her sleeves showing that she was significantly tatted up herself. Connection. Again, okay, I only have four tattoos, but any Christian with a tattoo is always a plus for me. Continue reading Tattoos & Jesus
This is why community and brothers and sisters are so important because when we fall short of loving, we can see God’s love through the Godly examples of others. Continue reading Generosity
Sometimes the greatest act of selfless love is freeing someone to experience a deeper love than you could give them. Continue reading It’s okay to not be ready; it’s not okay to never be ready.
There’s this angst that curls up in my chest anytime I desire to badly know something the Lord has not revealed to me and I fear the result may not be the one I desire. Who will I marry? Will this workout? Will telling the truth make them hate me? How do I know this is the right choice? Are they really my friends? I can’t believe I did that. What do they think of me now? Am I worthy? Will things ever work out? Am I the right person for this? Am I walking down the path you desire? What am I doing with my life? Continue reading Though I Don’t Know, I Know
“Why does God hate me?” is the question I feel like asking those closest to me. When God knows what I dread the most, hears my prayers, but still allows that thing to happen… I don’t know about you, but it hurts. It hurts to know that an all-powerful God can place his hand on any situation and make it turn out differently but doesn’t. And no matter what that situation ranges from — a relationship, a job, a loved one dying, or finances — it doesn’t change that it hurts. Whatever situation you find yourself in while reading this, it hurts. I acknowledge that. Continue reading Why Does God Hate Me?