pieces, puzzles.

Even in the midst of our confusion, God is faithful. Even when nothing makes sense, God is faithful. Even when we feel stuck, God is faithful. When all we see is buildings collapsed to the ground around us, like everything’s falling apart- He sees what we don’t see. I once listened to a sermon called […]

hearing His voice.

I wouldn’t say I am an expert on this topic, not even close and I know there are so many sermons out there about discerning the voice of God. Sometimes I think we, or at least I, can make it so complicated that it becomes a checklist to hear his voice. And I believe it’s […]

unanswered questions.

I sit, my body at rest, but my mind working tirelessly like a coo coo clock that won’t stop chiming. All the questions, vigorously bouncing back and forth like springs in my mind, striving to attach themselves to some kind of lifeform, some kind of reasoning, some kind of rationale. These springs, they never grow […]

In the silence…

Silence. I pray, seek, ask, beg… yet silence.  I hear nothing from you God, where have you gone? Why have you left me? Feelings. You feel so far Lord, I just want to feel you near, I want to feel you close. I feel nothing Lord.  But what are feelings that they are greater than […]

I can’t be all these things.

I am going to be honest, this past week has been a struggle for me. I have felt so overwhelmed. Overwhelmed by all the things that I think I have to be, all of the expectations I am placing on myself. How can I be a daughter, a sister, a friend, a leader, a disciple, […]

wonderful things are ahead.

Yesterday I was sitting on a rock and this was my view. Now, of course, the picture doesn’t do it justice at all and I so wish that you could see the landscape way off in the distance of trees clustered together all changing colors with the fall. The sun wasn’t hitting where I was […]