When You’re Afraid to Be Fragile

Fragile. It’s a word I’ve been paying a lot of attention to lately. See, the truth is, I’m going through a season where I feel physically, emotionally, and spiritually fragile. It’s a hard thing to confess. To admit your strength is wavering, and nothing feels firm, and it all makes you a little afraid. Because […]

How to Wait Well

I wait for the Lord, my soul waits, and in his word I hope; my soul waits for the Lord more than watchmen for the morning, more than watchmen for the morning. – Psalm 130:5-6 NIV There are times when we are desperate for something to happen. When our insides itch for more than ordinary breathing […]

A Lesson on Forgetting the Past

“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.” – Isaiah 43:18-19 NIV I’ve always been challenged by verses that say to forget the past and […]

Naming and Claiming Jesus

“No one is like you, Lord; you are great, and your name is mighty in power.” – Jeremiah 10:6 NIV I remember the first time I put a name to Jesus. It was during a church service my husband and I attended when we lived in Georgia. Everyone was invited to come to the front […]

Front Sight Confidence

“I have set the Lord always before me.”  Psalm 16:8  ESV I had a new perspective on something the other day and I so want to share with you all. It was one of those whoa things that’s given me a new perspesctive.  For some this post may be a bit odd, but maybe by […]

Getting Past “Why, God?”

“We know only a portion of the truth … But when the Complete arrives, our incompletes will be canceled.” – 1 Corinthians 13:9-10 MSG I’m so glad you’re here my friend, I’ve been waiting for you. All week, a place in my heart has ached for you. You know who you are. You’re the one […]

Founding Yourself

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!”  2 Corinthians 5:17 NIV I actually learned something new this week. Well, I should clarify—I learned something new by watching one of my husband’s television shows. A rarity. I have to admit, his shows are not […]

When Hard Times Linger

Who is this coming up from the wilderness leaning on her beloved? – Song of Songs 8:5 NIV It’s been a weary week. The kind where you’re spread thin with too little sleep and too much fear and worry. I wrote these words two weeks ago and here they are again. Sometimes we live with […]