Seek First

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

My God Who Provides

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

Expectant

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

Dreams, A Hebrew Slave & God’s Sovereignty

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

Superficial Resolve?

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?