How often has our obsession with happiness gotten in the way of something better?
We are not made to find all of the answers in our own individual experiences. When we share stories, we pile hope into an already vast collection of shared hopes and triumphs--stories of faith and overcoming despite all of the reasons to despair.
You are not alone, and many like yourself have completed the journey you are just beginning who are ready to tell you that you can do it.
Ever since I was a kid, I have had people tell me to eat more, to get "some meat on those bones," or that I was "skinny," "bony," or just "skin and bones."
Love is hard, especially love that brings doubt. But sometimes that doubt is a pathway to more love.
"though Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus, after having heard that Lazarus was ill, he stayed two days longer in the place where he was."
It is by God's continual creating of me that I move closer to the courageous person I am meant to be.
It's difficult at times to find Christian music with both good lyrics and a style that I like. I know I'm not the only one. I love Casting Crowns, Tenth Avenue North, and Lauren Daigle as much as any K-Love listener, but I sometimes want music that is more contemporary, folksy, ambient, or soothing. It's taken awhile to build this list,... Continue Reading →