Tagged: waiting

how do you know?

“Oh, I’m ready. Never been so sure or quite so steady. I’m gonna live my life to keep the promises I made even though I make mistakes. I know I’m ready. I found a...

what beautiful things I’ve seen

It is the song that plays through our engagement video. And it’s the song that’s been running through my head lately as I revel in life with this little miracle.⠀ 10 weeks: The day...

a crown of beauty instead of ashes

It was our wedding passage—one God had spoken to me the night we got engaged and one our pastor “happened” to surprise us with on that day. I had waited an awful long time...

on being ready for the next season…

It was two days before I went into labor, though I didn’t know when I would. It was two days past my due date, and I was feeling desperate…⠀ Towards the end of my...

in the waiting

We wait for her. Much like I waited for him. In this very spot where he made a promise to me four years ago, we stand with the promise of this pregnancy.⠀ Pregnancy is...

when walking looks like waiting

“I will strengthen them in the Lord, and in his name they will walk,” declares the Lord. – Zechariah 10:12 I continue to read in the Old Testament about God bringing back His people–about...

to all the boys who…

To all the boys who ever mistreated me. To all the boys who never gave me the time of day. To all the boys who only ever wanted to see what they could get...

an uneasy tension.

// the battle of the heart of the single Christian // I remember when I was single and waiting and longing for a relationship. For eight solid years I had no boyfriend. Over those...

what a difference a year makes

A lot can change in a year. One year ago today this house and this babe in my belly were both a mere wish floating around in the abyss of my mind. But here...

to the one who waits

To the one who waits, Don’t settle for good. Wait for God’s best.⠀If there are red flags, seek wisdom through Scripture, prayer and wise counsel.⠀ Don’t compromise. Wait for a man who won’t want...