This week in our choir we sang an upbeat version of the song, I Will Arise and Go To Jesus. During one of the practices we were laughing and cracking jokes over this line - Let not conscience make you linger, nor of fitness fondly dream.Read More
I am broken.
The storm is blowing fierce. The waves are gathering high and crashing low. I have been fearful and afraid. The waves are tossing me about and are dashing me on the stones.Read More
Verses and encouragement and reassurances can come later, after a person is sure of your grief for them. When I was at my darkest, the songs and verses and words that came from those I knew were truly for me meant the most. Those that had walked the darkness with me were the ones that I trusted to speak into my soul.Read More
I forget sometimes. I get living my life, worrying about the everyday things like meal planning and finishing school and I forget that every minute of every day we are in a battle.
Every day Satan is attacking the family. Either my family, or your family, or those around us. When my family almost fell apart, I was acutely aware of the battle. And I put on my armour and fought hard against the enemy. But when things calmed down, I forgot again.Read More
And when I came back from this conference refreshed and renewed, I remembered something. I need to get out of my own head sometimes. No matter what is going on, I need to serve. I need to think about other people. I need to keep myself closer to the bottom of the list. How easily I forget.Read More
7 X 70
If you’ve been a Christian for any length of time, you know exactly what that means. Peter comes to Jesus and asks him, “How many times am I expected to forgive the same person?” I might have phrased it as, “This person is driving me insane. When can I stop speaking to them?”Read More
What if God had written the Old Testament the way we curate our Instagram feed?Read More
I love all the “things” about Christmas. White twinkling lights make my whole life better.Read More
Some weeks I end up feeling like I’ve run a marathon. Or like I’m caught in some endless marathon.Read More