Tag Archives: God’s power

In Light of Great Things

I sat out on the back porch of my home in the Shire, stopping mid-sentence in writing a prayer out to God in order to savor the weather, which was a clean sunshine and an even cleaner wind. The trees … 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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Never Meant to be Easy

So I have managed to appear to make light of very serious things. I have managed to seem to be writing about difficult things, like abuse and rape, without having ever experienced pain, grief, or loss. I managed to communicate … Continue reading

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The War on Tenderness Part 2: Bitter Circumstances

“Do not let your adorning be external—the braiding of hair and the putting on of gold jewelry, or the clothing you wear—but let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and … Continue reading

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Armor On

I sat in my bed with a cup of hot tea, listening to the quiet hum of the box fan in the window, towering above Pratt Institute, the morning still stretching its arms and rubbing the sleepers out of its … Continue reading

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Lay It Up

Last night, my mom, Gracie, and I had a skype dinner date. They split a NY Strip while I munched on dried fruit and nuts roasted in sunflower seed oil. We laughed a lot 😀 We talked about our lives, … Continue reading

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The Not-So-Easy

I sometimes really forget that God’s plan is a lot bigger (a lot bigger) than my mess ups and failures. And when I’m reminded of His power and bigger-ness, I’m so relieved that His plan and His character and His … Continue reading

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