What’s Next?

What’s Next?

Do you have a fear of the unknown? Do you wonder what’s in store for your life or your family members’ lives? Would you rather know the future, or would you rather not? I told a friend the other day that I didn’t know what was coming next. I’m...
Not All Is Merry and Bright

Not All Is Merry and Bright

To the one whose Christmas isn’t all merry and bright, I see you. I see your pain. I see you struggling with decorations and gifts and lists, wondering if you can do any of it at all. I see you dreading the gatherings because you don’t think you can feel joy. I see...
Spiritual Rest

Spiritual Rest

I loooove sleep. I long for it. I crave it. I will do just about anything for it and I’ve always been that way. I’ll jump at any chance for sleep. I discovered sleep is one of my biggest escapes from life. When I can sleep, I don’t have to think, feel or act. I don’t...
Our One Constant

Our One Constant

Nineteen years old and ready to take on the world. I was invincible and had the world at my fingertips. I thought I knew all I needed to know to get through life. Oh, how naïve I was. There was so much to come. So much heartache, so many losses, so much to learn. I...
Forgotten

Forgotten

Years ago, I was a part of women’s bible study. I had been invited by the leader, but I wasn’t close with any of the other women there. It was at a house I had never been to before, but I put on my brave face and attended every weekly session. One particular week I...
The God Who Stays

The God Who Stays

I don’t know what it is, but I can’t seem to get myself (and kids) to church on Sundays lately. I wish I knew what was causing my hesitation. In the past, we’ve been regulars. Besides being in a global pandemic, I don’t believe I have any valid...