72 hours of grace

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

clinging in the stillness

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

But, God.

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.

new season

After nearly two years in missions, God has called me to return to the United States for a season! In order to move forward and press further into His calling, He is calling me to take time to grow and to be even more refined by His love. I feel such a strong call to … Continue reading new season

tragedy meets family

it’s a chilling phone call that immediately drowns out the warmth and sound of a Mediterranean city she’s gone our Maria suddenly I am on another transcontinental flight Istanbul > London > Charlotte > Charleston she’s gone our regal matriarch overflowing with sincere love and beautiful laughter when a person who has given so much … Continue reading tragedy meets family