Tagged: hope

to the one who battles depression

My heart is heavy for the celebrities we lost this month. What makes it even heavier is knowing that for every suicide we hear about, there are so many more that occur. Depression is...

our wedding day: part one

Two years ago I awoke to a day for which I’d waited my entire life. After so many years of singleness and heartache, God delivered to me a man after His own heart. I...

freedom

“God I fall down to my knees with a hammer in my hand; You look at me, arms open. ‘Forgiven, forgiven. Child, there is freedom from all of it.’” – Crowder, Forgiven On Ash Wednesday,...

Easter people

We may be standing in the cold, staring up at an empty cross, but the hope that we have will not fail. He will rise again. ⠀⠀ He has. He is. He will. ⠀⠀...

Receive // Lent 2018 Week 6

“Behold I am making all things new.” – Revelation 21:5 This is the promise that is to come and the promise that stands today. God is making everything new – both today and in...

Remember // Lent 2018 Week 4

I took this photo from my roofdeck a few years ago. Pretty spectacular stuff. There is no filter or editing done to it whatsoever. Just God’s beauty and wonder. It came after a night of...

Release // Lent 2018 Week 3

This journal holds a special place in my heart. It’s probably the ugliest one I own. But I’m okay with that. Because there’s a story behind it. Meaning to it. Significance. When Clay and...

Reveal // Lent 2018 Week 2

“You make beautiful things; You make beautiful things out of the dust. You make beautiful things; You make beautiful things out of us.” – Gungor, Beautiful Things A similar “desert” season to the one...

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...