The shoe tray inside my back door is more than a corral for shoes. It’s become a testimony to the life stories of those who dwell here, those who stop by, and those I no longer see. Continue reading The Way in Which We Walk
I never found it challenging to be alone—it was feeling alone that got to me.
Here’s a truth about introverts (like me). We’re not necessarily anti-social, we just need to be alone to recharge and refresh. Not so long ago I experienced something I never thought possible for my hermit-shaped heart.
I craved community.
Working remotely during the pandemic was a breath of fresh air for this loner, for the first few weeks. However, when gathering with colleagues, family, and friends fell away, the borders of my world closed in. When grief and prolonged illness moved in, I felt alone—as though forgotten. Continue reading Sacred Community
The seed-sowing, watering, cultivating, and waiting was worth the wait. Sure, the celebration of flowers was sweet! However, walking by faith together helped me see something more—something deeper, something precious. Continue reading Anticipation, Fascination, and the Journey of Faith
Have you ever wondered if there’s more to the Christian life than what you’re experiencing? I have, especially when despair came knocking on my heart’s door. But the following words opened the door to more—more reasons to rise up and shine Christ. Continue reading Rise & Shine Christ!
As followers of Christ, may we commit to doing life – trials and all – with our loved ones of every age. May pure joy be our reaction because we know what God is doing. Continue reading When Trials Darken, Let Joy Lead
Our children may not have all the comforts we desire to bestow when it comes to the amenities of life, but when we have the love of Christ nestled in our servant’s heart, what could money buy that would out-value the gift we can lavish on our littles? Continue reading One Humble Heart
In a culture of busyness and endless expectations, what matters most? Continue reading Nurturing What Matters Most
The last thing I felt like doing that night was smiling … Continue reading Can You Hear Me Smiling?
Sometimes my walk with the Lord is similar to the day when the air stood still. Continue reading Let Hope Take Flight
Fight lies with the truth. What does God and His Word say about who we are in Christ? Continue reading What God Says About You