I had settled into my dorm room, survived the first few weeks of life away from home, and established a routine for classes and study. With a mixture of excitement and uncertainty, I looked forwardRead more
Crushing heartbreak seared through my thoughts, impacting my spirit, bending me over with despair. Tears streamed with reckless abandon saturating the open pages of my Bible as I cried out to the One who loves me.
He loves me through thick and thin with more love than I can possibly imagine.
He loves us.Read more
Broken relationships hurt. The search for answers feels like grasping at fog. As years pass and circumstances fail to change, the hope of reconciliation fades. God alone can heal a family, but His methods areRead more
It was dinnertime, and Kasie had been fasting since morning. We arrived at the hospital as the doors opened. Nobody seemed to know which vials to use for the uncommon tests. It had been aRead more
Letting go of the if onlys leaves room for us to read the grace of God between the lines.Read more
When my daughter was two years old, I walked outside and found her sitting in the mud, painting rocks with some old acrylic paints I had, a stick for a paintbrush. Unable to resist theRead more
My mother’s way… or bust? “She had a way with food, gardens, and men.” Aunt Millie’s smile always widened as she told stories about my mother’s ways. I recalled many nostalgic stories while driving toRead more
“This great God,Like a mammy bending over her baby, Kneeled down in the dustToiling over a lump of clayTill he shaped it in is his own image; Then into it, he blew the breath of life,AndRead more
COVID ran rampant, and I was scared to get clean. Only once before had I gone more than three days without a shower—when my daughter and I had backpacked for five days and had noRead more
Sometimes we miss the most compelling benefits to pray. “Prayer works.” Perhaps, we hear it. Maybe, we say it. Because prayer achieves many benefits in our lives. And it performs a mighty work in theRead more