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...
5 Truths When Life is Hard

5 Truths When Life is Hard

“And the Lord gave the people favor in sight of the Egyptians.” Exodus 11:3 Have you ever wondered why God allows hardship? You obey God in a situation or relationship, yet things get worse. You surrender your life or relationship to Him, yet things get...
5 Truths for Discouragement

5 Truths for Discouragement

There’s pain in my chest tonight. I first called it stress. Then I called it hurt. Then disappointment. Then discouragement. Then, I realized it’s all of those things–the things a mother feels for her child, only a little deeper. Perhaps a lot...
4 Things When Asking God, Where Are You?

4 Things When Asking God, Where Are You?

“God, where are you?” were the first words that came from my mouth. I laid on the floor, crying, pouring out the anguish inside. I knew God was with me, but in the moment He felt absent. While I’d been drawing close to Him, His Presence was void....
7 Steps for Dealing with Anger

7 Steps for Dealing with Anger

Anger is an emotion I’ve struggled with over my lifetime. Do you ever struggle with anger? As a child, I got angry when I didn’t feel heard, when I felt no one took me seriously or when my feelings weren’t validated. As the youngest, the way I got my...