Category: faith

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Reevaluate // Lent 2018 Week 1

I’ve experienced chronic pain over the last fourteen years in my back and stomach. It’s been a long and difficult journey and one I would not wish upon anyone. In particularly difficult seasons, I find...

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three years today

This is a photo of my husband, Clay, and my three year old nephew {as of today!}, Sawyer. It might look like an ordinary birthday photo, but to me it means so much more. You...

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Spring is coming

My sister told me “Spring is coming” toward the end of a conversation when she had texted me early Monday morning to chat about something else, and yet I had ended up breaking down...

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the God who sees AND shows

I received a text last night that reduced me to tears. It said this: I was so excited when the UPS guy dropped if off RIGHT after I got off the phone with you!...

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into the abyss

This will be my final post. For a while. Not sure how long. I just know I have to… I’ll be heading back into my writing hole, back into the abyss. I took a...

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2 sides of the same coin

I just went on a 20-minute walk. I often take short walks during days when I’m home writing. Even on a day like today when I am not feeling well, while my body is tired,...

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the sacrifice of thanks

reading: Psalm 50, Exodus 13:17-14:31 . . . Thanksgiving. We don’t often first think of the word “sacrifice” when we think of giving thanks. Well, I don’t know about you, but I sure don’t....

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the mountain before me

Hot tears poured down my cheeks as I attempted to explain to my husband how I was feeling. The fire burned in the fireplace. The lights were dim. I closed my eyes as if to...

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2018: a word, a verse, a creative God

It’s New Years Eve, and my heart and mind feel full — of anticipation, but also of pressure. Anyone else feel me? With the start of a new year, I feel this pressure to...