Category: faith

when you walk through the waters…

It was the first time God had spoken to me. In the middle of the night, I awoke with the words on my lips, “When you walk through the waters, I will be with...

winds of change

Nine months. It had been nine months since Clay was moved to his interim job. And it had been nine months since I had felt as if my life was on hold. We wanted...

a promise and a call

God’s promises often come with a call. Here it just so happens to be a call to call on Him. And immediately followed is a promise — that He will show us. Not only...

float the canal

Packing up for our family trip to Hawaii, I couldn’t wait to get to the airport to pick up Clay. He’d been gone two weeks in the Congo on a work trip, and we’d...

on letting go and trusting God.

2018 brought quite a few lessons on letting go and trusting God. With Clay in an interim job position, much of our year felt like just that — an “interim” or an “in between.”...

Christmas Eve advent devo

This year I was asked to write an advent devo for our church. I thought it would be nice to share it here! . . . . . . . “She will bear a...

grief.

Grief. It sneaks up on you. Often when you least expect it. Pops up out of the blue with no warning at all.⠀ Last night we were watching Last Man. Neil’s daughter had passed...

living water

“Like cold water to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country.” – Proverbs 25:25 Water. We all need it. We can’t live without it. We need it to survive. We...

rest: a four-letter word

When my little brother was in elementary school, my mom found a list tucked away behind the books on his bookshelf – a white piece of paper, with blue Crayola writing. It was a...

take this burden

I found this post I wrote but never published from about three years ago. As I read through it, it ministered to my soul in this current season I am in, with all it’s...