The last 72 hours have been some of the most challenging hours of my life. Why? Because life is not linear. Our recovery from darkness is not a straight line that bypasses all the fear and pain of this world. And why is that? Sin, fallenness, brokenness. Why? Because I am a broken person with … Continue reading 72 hours of grace
Yesterday, God spoke stillness and silence. A still soul, a quiet mind. Silent from fear. Silent from confusion. Waiting, hoping. Could this be possible? Peace in the midst of the winds of the mind. Wait in silence. Why? Because He speaks freedom, salvation…Yeshua. The Hebrew word in the verse used for salvation. So familiar. The … Continue reading clinging in the stillness
We found ourselves winding down a two lane mountain road in the middle of the Nation Forest, when suddenly the trees opened up to reveal the horizon interrupted by purple and blue peaks…so we had to stop. Next, we got lost and accidentally found the Apple House. It was a wonderful experience. We settled into … Continue reading wears valley, tennessee
Hi, friends. This is just a little pubic service announcement. Not only are dieting and weightloss obsession damaging to your body— they are also damaging to your soul and maybe even to those around you. What example are we setting when we allow ourselves to be consumed by self hate? Is that anyway to live? … Continue reading 10 New Years resolutions that don’t involve dieting or weightloss…
what does one night mean? another chance? to laugh, to feel, to cry, to drink in all the colors and sounds around you. another chance to listen. listen now to your breath and the words that echo still in your heart. do you hear life or death in the deepest parts of yourself? … Continue reading one night, one day (12/7/2017)
But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ” (Ephesians 2:4-5). This is Christmas. This is life. This is where I find myself. In the dirt and the fear and confusion of this world. … Continue reading But, God.
In the same sense a mother is drawn by the cry of her child He comes. It’s the skinned knee that preludes the gentle bandaging. True, the broken times are not the only times this occurs. Rather, it is important to note when one is surrounded by a broken moment that there is always a … Continue reading everywhere pain // everywhere grace