Victory

Victory

Waking a bit melancholy isn't abnormal for me, but I've been surprised a few times to wake up and smile at the day. Last Saturday was a bit of a melancholy start, but Jesus gave me something to smile about right away.  Next, I spent quite a bit of time with Him meditating on His [...]

Walking and Talking

Walking and Talking

Not to be confused with "Walkie-talkieing." Although... The above photo reveals the shoe of champions. No, really, they're called "Champions." I had such an amazing weekend. However, I didn't realize that it had gone so swimmingly until late Sunday afternoon. I've got some stories for you this week! Saturday morning I woke feeling emotionally flat. [...]

Comedy Relief

Comedy Relief

This is a little add on to my "The Sound of Rain" post. Andrew and I watched Louie Anderson's comedy act last night. When Louie got to the bit about rain I told Andrew that I needed to look this one up on Youtube. It's the perfect offset. Accepting Jesus' authority doesn't mean that life [...]

It’s Okay…

It’s Okay…

It's okay not to feel okay. These words are just as much for me as they are for anyone else who is struggling right now. There are a lot of really strong people doing a lot of great and brave things right now, and to be honest it makes me feel so inadequate. I was [...]

Thrive

Thrive

This isn't what I was going to post today. I did it again. I really have to learn not to speak so soon (sigh), but the Lord will get through to me eventually.  Speaking of eventually... I was definitely in a good mood on Sunday. It's pretty clear that I'm in good spirits when my [...]

Striving

Striving

I believe that there's a beneficial type of striving and a fruitless brand of striving. When we're striving in our own strength we fight God. We don't have to. He's for us, not against us. Moreover, when we strive for our peace in Him we will find it. (Romans 8:6, John 14:27) I have to [...]