Nine Warning Labels of Pain

Have you ever been walking through your house (or galloping, if you’re a mom on a mission) and slammed your little toe into a piece of furniture? What happens in that moment? The pain stops you, overwhelms you, and causes you to completely change your actions....

You can trust without understanding

Last week my older brother and his beautiful wife celebrated their tenth wedding anniversary. For the first time in a very long time (can I get an “amen” from the ministry wives?) they were able to take a few days off for a romantic getaway. While they...

Fix your eyes upon Jesus

Have you ever googled “How to get a hummingbird out of your house”? I have, but not until after the fact. 🙂 A couple weeks ago, my parents had the sliding glass door to their deck open in order to air out the house. They feed hummingbirds on the deck, and...

Remembering the goodness of God

Over the past few weeks, I’ve thrown out, donated, and given away a small truckload of things no longer needed in my home. But there was one thing I just couldn’t throw out—not yet, anyway. Like many others, I found myself with more time at home than...

Listening to the whispers of God

“Oh, no! That’s the last thing they need!” I thought as I scrolled through the text my friend sent me. Natalie and her husband are missionaries on the island of Kodiak, Alaska. Their island is breathtakingly beautiful, but it has been hit hard...

When you tell God your cross is too heavy

There once was a woman who begged God to take away the cross she had been called to bear. Daily it bore down upon her shoulders, until she thought she would surely be crushed under its weight. She went to God in prayer one evening, telling Him the logical conclusion...

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