Tag Archives: God’s love

Holding Onto You

I was driving to pick up Jimmy from school, and I was crying. I mean, I know I tend to cry about pretty much everything (I had the perfect cup of coffee the other day that tasted somewhere between heaven … Continue reading

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The Poisonous Nature of Self-Dependence, and its sister, People-Pleasing

The sun beat down on my face as I stormed off down the sidewalk. I fought the desire to throw up at noticing the irony of carrying my Bible in my arm while also carrying so much hate in my … Continue reading

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Oh, Lord

So, this summer has thus far been one of the most painful, difficult, and uncomfortable summers I’ve ever had. But already I can see God using the difficult conversations, the painful scars (both physical and emotional), the separation, the spiritual … Continue reading

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So Be It

It wasn’t the first time I’d sat on my bed at two in the morning, photographs and books and albums strewn across the surface of the covers. I’d packed up three boxes of books until I’d run out of packing … Continue reading

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How Sweet A Savior You Are

The sun had just risen. I hadn’t slept well the night before, knowing that Jacob and his housemate Dave were driving through the darkness towards my house. They’d be up in New York State for a four day weekend before … Continue reading

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Loyal

While I was down at Ft. Bragg, one of the women there asked me a question. Hannah, Beth, and I had the chance to spend an evening out with two of the ministry women, Stephanie and Cathy. The five of … Continue reading

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Shining Through The Cracks

“My soul is bereft of peace; I have forgotten what happiness is. So I say “My endurance has perished; so has my hope from the Lord.” Remember my afflictions and my wanderings, the wormwood and the gall. My soul continually … Continue reading

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