Tagged: hope

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...

hope after miscarriage.

It arrived the day before we left to visit my family for Christmas. A box labeled “in honor of Collier Babies” held reminders of truth that we have reason to hope for these babies...

beauty in winter

// on enduring winter seasons and seeing the beauty through the lens of the God who created them all // Back to the spot where we got married, almost three years ago. Looks quite different...

I Don’t Understand It

// on grief and loss and the unanswered questions of this life // I sat in church on Sunday and hot tears flooded my eyes, pouring down my cheeks more quickly than I could...

I have this hope.

This song by Tenth Avenue North has affected me so much in this season of unknown that I decided to write a blog about it. “Was there purpose for the pain? Did I cry...

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. ⠀⠀...