This week, we're writing 500 words about a time God showed up. That seems like such a strange topic in a way: I'm sure God has shown up more times than I can even count when I wasn't aware of him doing anything. He's moving all the time in ways we don't see or comprehend, … Continue reading Dispatch from the Reorg
Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. After fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. The tempter came to him and said, "If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread." Matthew 4:1-3 Where do you get your perception of … Continue reading Breath Day – March 10, 2018
There is a time and place to be a warrior. Some mornings you’re woken up by the sound of battle. Your trust is in the Lord as you pick up your weapons that day. But for me, I have been swinging a sword at shadows for most of my life. Prepared to fight for myself, … Continue reading The Weapons Make the Warrior
We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. - Hebrews 6:19 This is one of my favorite verses. This verse reminds me of the power and the promise of our Heavenly Father. What is hope? Hope to me is an all-knowing attitude that something good is and will happen despite … Continue reading The Power of Being Hopeful
So if the Son sets you free, you are free indeed. John 8:36 [WARNING: This blogger is having a rough week. Or it could be hormones. But isn’t that the same thing? Bless you, dear reader, for bearing with her.] Right. So how deep does that go, exactly—free from what? I did a quick word … Continue reading Free? What Is This “Free” of which You Speak?
When I was first assigned my verses for the Proverbs 31 woman series, I had no idea what or even how I was going to write on this. Because as you read about this larger-than-life woman, any other member of our gender can't help but feel completely inferior in every way if this is who we're … Continue reading No Comparison, I Surpass Them All
The Proverbs 31 woman is definitely a planner who anticipates and meets all the needs of her household and wants the very best for them. When it snows she has no fear because all of her household are clothed in scarlet. She makes sure they are clothed with the warmest clothing possible for the cold winter. When … Continue reading She Has No Fear