Category: faith + life

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a foggy horizon

My mom sent me this photo from our lakehouse in east Texas. Can you even tell what it is?! Maybe now that i said it, but man – how crazy is this sight? This...

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holistically intertwined

This morning I took some time to start my week off in reflection – evaluating where i’m at in these areas of my life, knowing that they are all intertwined. We are holistic beings. One...

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ashes, ashes

“ashes, ashes, we all fall down.” It’s a song we know from childhood – Ring Around the Rosie. I was curious as to the meaning or origin of this song, so I turned to good...

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a sabbath year

I drafted this post on December 12, but with the busyness of the holidays I didn’t quite get to posting it. Life has a funny way of presenting me with the unexpected, God always...

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pain for glory

“Neither this man nor his parents sinned, but this happened so that the work of God might be displayed in his life.” It is those words of Jesus in John 9 that I heard...

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rising above

I don’t have cancer. I’m not dying. I haven’t lost a limb or had any life-threatening surgeries. But I do have an incurable autoimmune disease. I was recently diagnosed with fibromyalgia. In one sense...

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spend me

Clay’s first trip as Director of Global Missions has come to an end, it is just the beginning of learning how to ask God to “spend me.” It’s a scary thing to do. And yet,...

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uncertain certainty

I won’t lie. I fear for Clay’s safety when he travels to far away, rural places for missions work. It’s not easy to pull away from a final embrace before he gets on a...

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blessing in the battle

I stood there at the airport. LAX terminal 3. It’s the one for international travel. And this time it was me saying goodbye to my new husband for the very first time since our...

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the struggle is real

Do you ever feel like you’re living an endless struggle between your selfish desires and your desire to live for Christ. Let’s just say I feel it daily. It’s like an ongoing boxing match between...