You can be in a room teeming with people and still feel like you’re the only one there. You believe you are involved in people’s lives because you witness everything they have been doing via social media, but in reality, you’re lonelier than ever.
“Then he said to Him, ‘If Your Presence does not go with us, do not bring us up from here…’” (Ex. 33:15). -- The Israelites were in the desert. God told Moses to lead His people up from there and go to the land which He had promised, the land flowing with milk and honey. But just prior … Continue reading Nothing Compares
Her hand trembled as she steadied the pregnancy test. Two lines. How could there be two lines? We just got off birth control a month ago! Vanessa and her husband knew they wanted to get pregnant in the near-ish future, so stopping birth control was the obvious step. She just assumed it would take a while … Continue reading Grace Unfolded
I was at a worship conference a few weeks ago, and so many of the words that were shared through the guest speakers are still impacting me today. One thing that Kim Walker-Smith said was, “One day you’re going to live in the fruit of this moment. What are you doing with this time? This … Continue reading Fruit of this Moment
I teach a Bible study for our Moms Ministry at my church. We have been studying the Fruit of the Spirit as it pertains to motherhood. This past week we discussed patience. Sometimes I like to go all geeky and study the original language that a specific verse was written in. The Lord led me … Continue reading Patience When You Preach
For the past four and a half years we have been a one-income family so that I could stay at home with our kiddos. During this time, God has continued to provide through all of the ups and downs and seasons of need and abundance. A little over two years ago, Ruben and I stepped … Continue reading Faith and Fifteen Dollars
There’s no time. At least that’s what I tell myself when months… no, years, have dissipated before I have written anything that my heart has cried to get out. Except I don’t know what that is. I haven’t known what that is. So I guess it’s not time that I need. Just inspiration. And discipline. … Continue reading Jumping Back In