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 about Living in the Presence of I Am

5 Truths about Living in the Presence of I Am

“What shall I say to them? And God said to Moses, I AM THAT I AM…..and this is my name for ever, and this is my memorial to all generations.” Genesis 3:14-15 Jesus is the same yesterday, today, and forever (Hebrews 13:8). Malachi 3:6 says, “I...
Instagram Mom, Please Stop

Instagram Mom, Please Stop

I came across this beautiful photo (of which I’ve cropped) on my Instagram feed last night. It’s beautiful. Everything is propped and proportioned so meticulously. The colors are beautiful and the caption is great.  But it broke my heart. Actually, the...
4 Ways to Deal With Hurt

4 Ways to Deal With Hurt

Hurt is something we’ve all experienced. My first memory of being physically hurt was falling and cutting my lip on a metal toolbox when I was three. I still have the scar. My first memory of being emotionally hurt was when, as the youngest, an older sibling called me...