6 08 / 2016

How, then, shall we pray?

By | August 6th, 2016|Grief & Loss, Spiritual Encouragement, Widowhood|Comments Off on How, then, shall we pray?

There is so much wisdom in the scriptures about prayer. You don't have to look far to see the power of prayer, the necessity of prayer or even the constructs of prayer. God lovingly shows us all of this if we seek His word. One of my greatest privileges, especially during this hard year, has [...]

1 08 / 2016

Do we remember?

By | August 1st, 2016|Parenting, Spiritual Encouragement|Comments Off on Do we remember?

As I read these verses recently, I was struck most by the last line... "Remember the wonders He has done." In the weeks following the launch of my memoir, Abundantly More, I've reflected a lot on the process of writing the book and the slow healing that it provided for me. I know that God [...]

26 07 / 2016

No Pedigree Required

By | July 26th, 2016|Spiritual Encouragement|Comments Off on No Pedigree Required

Before I begin to share with you what the Lord has laid on my heart this week, let me say that I am a big fan of all things education, training, and any and all refining activities that help prepare us to better live out our calling before God. These things are important. God does [...]

21 07 / 2016

Safe to dream again

By | July 21st, 2016|Spiritual Encouragement|Comments Off on Safe to dream again

Grief. Loss. Trauma. Abuse. Sin. Sadness. Depression. These are things that rob us of our dreams. They are but a few of life's challenges that the enemy uses to steal away our futures. And as humans in a fallen world, each of us is susceptible to being crushed beneath the weight of these thieves. I [...]

17 07 / 2016

We walk in the miraculous

By | July 17th, 2016|Spiritual Encouragement|Comments Off on We walk in the miraculous

A dear friend recently said this to me and I've not been able to get it out of my head since.   "You are¬†walking in the miraculous."   As a young adult I certainly would have agreed to this statement, but I wouldn't have truly understood¬†it. It would have been an academic exercise more than [...]