When We Suffer…

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“But God is the God of the waves and the billows, and they are still His when they come over us; and again and again we have proved that the overwhelming thing does not overwhelm. Once more by His interposition deliverance came. We were cast down, but not destroyed.” ~Amy Carmichael  Amy Carmichael was a […]

The Welcoming Prayer

Who would have guessed even a month ago that our whole planet would jolt and be forever changed?  Not me. COVID-19, the Coronavirus, is now a trending word worldwide.  It feels like the whole world has changed overnight.. In one day, one hour, Maddie and Whitney lost their last semester of their junior and sophomore […]

What we know about God in times of Trouble

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A worldwide pandemic is a pretty big deal. I’m not exactly panicking, but certainly a little on edge and cautious. In these very troubled times, we can still have a very great peace. We can hope. We can trust. Here’s what we know about God because we are God’s children. He never changes, even when […]

The Flowing Grace of Now

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I will never forget the impact of the words flowing over and into me as my friend read me quotes from Macrina’s book a few years ago. I was at a place and space in my life where I needed input, healing and direction.  Somehow, her words landed in my soul, sunk deeply, and took […]

Hearing God’s Voice

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How to Share Words From God in a safe, wholesome, God-honoring way. The one who prophesies speaks to people for their strengthening, encouraging and comfort” (1 Corinthians 14:3). Prophecy. Pretty much every time I think of the word, I think of some negative or scary thing someone has told me came from God, such as, […]

What is Church?

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Church is a basement of three-year old’s making crafts in tiny chairs at tiny tables. Learning about the flannelgraph Jesus that wants to move into their hearts.  Church is one three-year-old in that crowd saying,  “Yes.  I want Jesus in my heart, flannelgraph or not, he looks pretty nice and good and loving. I want him there.” Church is […]