When You’ll Be Fine is the Wrong Answer

When You’ll Be Fine is the Wrong Answer

I’m afraid, she said. I’m anxious something will go wrong. Will you pray with me? Though I knew Moriah’s fears were unlikely to be realized, I hesitated to persuade her otherwise. What she needed in the moment wasn’t a “you’ll be...

Jesus with Skin On

Through the years, community has meant different things to me. I live in the community in which I was raised. There’s safety and familiarity in knowing those around you, in others knowing where you’ve been and to whom you belong. I experienced community when my child...
6 Principles When People Fail You

6 Principles When People Fail You

People will fail you, but God never will. I said this to a friend when she sought my advice. I feared I would fail her because I knew my limitations, and she had already been betrayed and disappointment by so many people. I knew if she sought God over me, He...
The Legacy of Being Real

The Legacy of Being Real

There’s a story called The Velveteen Rabbit.  It’s about a stuffed animal that was drug around by a Boy during the magical moments of childhood, through sickness and fear.   What is Real? the Velveteen Rabbit asked the old, wise Horse in the nursery. Being...

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