Faith Over Fear

I don't think anyone has ever said that walking by faith is easy. We like control, and we like to know how it's going to go. Faith throws all of that out the window. God doesn't necessarily show us the end, just little glimpses along the way to keep us moving forward. And when we... Continue Reading →

A Good Way to Begin October

I had another encounter with God this morning. I woke up in a fog like fear. Upon waking, it descended upon me ever so lightly. I went to make coffee and an old song came into my head. As I sang it's lyrics, my fear was replaced with joy. In chapter 3, verse 17, of... Continue Reading →

Going into the Unknown with Hope

It's 5:13 a.m. and I've been up for 2 hours already. I just checked the time for today's sunrise, I've never done that before, but I'm anxiously awaiting for dawn to appear (and a more appropriate time to wake everyone up with my loud coffee brewing). We left our home last night, and are waking... Continue Reading →

Reminder to Me

Sometimes our attempts at encouraging each other fail, and we need more than perfectly placed words on a page. Some days I find myself searching for encouragement, that perfect word or thought... but many times my seeking fails to lead me to what I am really longing for. Ultimately, I am looking for one thing...... Continue Reading →

Mending

As a society we are completely broken. Like a piece of shattered glass- racism, fear, division, injustice, lack of compassion, pride, ignorance, and selfish motives have left us...broken in our wrongness. My heart breaks. God does not look away from those that cry out to him; the oppressed, the needy, orphaned, widowed, trafficked, abused, wrongly... Continue Reading →

A Recipe and a Legacy

Sitting inside a wire basket on my kitchen counter are bananas I had brought home from the store last week. Their resemblance has changed though, no longer bright yellow and green, they now look like something you would find rotting inside a wastebasket, and if I hadn't known better that's where they would be going,... Continue Reading →

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