Scenarios play out in my head of what I should be. What I should do with my life. What is the next step, the next goal? I’m grasping to be satisfied, but all I feel is this rush of fear as it engulfs me. And I wonder, what has led all of us to this? … More Seek First
Bless the Lord Oh my soul. Let all that is within me bless His holy name. (Psalm 103:1) There’s something about praise that settles my soul. Especially at the moment when you realize that the edge of the desert is in sight. That you actually see a waterfall. That what you waited for all your … More My God Who Provides
A girl holds her breath. Waiting for the interview results. Test results. Waiting to hear back from a phone call. Anticipation climbs. Clenching her fists, she pushes through another day. Doubts slide in at the places she wasn’t ready to shield. She curls into herself. Praying. Despair slicing her heart. Memories of failed hopes taunt. Like nightmares. She … More Expectant
I’ve been reading through Genesis lately. A story I’ve been familiar with all of my life has stuck with me as I’ve been walking through these uncertain days. Of all this waiting. Wading in the uncertainty. Grappling with the questions. And struggling with what to do with the dreams that feel like they’ve been put on hold. … More Dreams, A Hebrew Slave & God’s Sovereignty
Mondays for me are quite unlike Mondays for the rest of the world. I have most Mondays off work, so I treat them like Saturdays. This Monday I’m spending trying to accomplish everything that I’ve forsaken in the mad rush I’ve dashed through this past week. This past week I’ve dealt with a lot of … More Jesus. Critics. & Mondays
I didn’t think I would be writing this post tonight. The one about my unbelief. The path of doubt I’ve chosen. The one where God’s mercy reached in, showering over me as I don’t deserve it. But God knows better than I do. Tonight, I’m giving Him the words. Tonight I want to talk about … More Broken Hearts & God’s Love
New Years’ resolutions baffle me. Not just because they are often outrageous. Impetuous. And Insincere. According to a study at the University of Scranton, only 8% of Americans achieve their New Years resolutions. Forbes Without consistent, daily determination to follow through with a goal, how is an impetuous resolve at 12:01 am as the ball drops amidst a … More Superficial Resolve?