don’t waste the wilderness

I’m sure you’ve experienced a time in your life that seemed like a wilderness. A vast expanse of unknown outstretched before you. Long days of walking with no end in sight. Aching feet and tired eyes...

how do we measure success?

How do we measure success? A number in our bank account? A title on our office door? A picture-perfect Christmas card? From a young age, we are taught to measure. To count. To assign...

out of the wilderness

One may associate a “fast” with the word “desert.” And one may confuse the word “desert” with that of “wilderness.” I certainly felt as if I was entering a desert of sorts giving up – or...

into the wilderness

I’ll be going away for awhile. At least online, that is. I am taking a hiatus from social media. And blogging. Don’t get me wrong, social media has its benefits. And I absolutely love...

the sacred search.

It’s what people write songs about, make movies about, dream about. It’s the stuff of fairytales. Boy meets girl. Girl meets boy. Prince meets maiden. Damsel meets knight-in-shining-armor. And they live happily ever after…...

I thought I could fly

What happens when the Lord tells us one thing, but we feel another? When He has promised blessing, yet we are find ourselves waiting in the desert? When He has told us we will fly, but...

starving myself

I was driving home the other night and a lyric of a song brought a sudden and unexpected flood of tears to my eyes. “The times you go hungry and are tempted to steal.” I immediately...

all who hurt with nothing left

This morning I woke up with – or rather, was woken up by – an intense pain across every inch of my stomach. I have felt this before. But it has never been quite...

laughing at God

Has God ever spoken to you before? In quiet whispers? In little signs? Two days ago I woke up early. As I contemplated going back to sleep, I felt the Lord say, “Get up....

I need a miracle.

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is.” – Albert Einstein Miracles. We’ve heard about them. We want...