I am an emotional eater. The other day, I was upset so I drove my minivan through the McDonald’s drive-thru for some comfort food. I never get a Quarter Pounder hamburger, much less the whole meal (French fries and soda included.) But yesterday my heart hurt, so eat I did. I’m also an emotional… Read More What Do We Do With Suffering? #WordWednesday (Part 1)
Two friends of mine died of cancer this month. They were both blonde and beautiful, just like my sister. And they both fought their battle bravely and full of faith. As I was praying about what to write, I began looking through my “cancer” post archives, and I came across this statement of faith that… Read More Statement of Faith in the Middle of Crisis
My nose is clogged. My throat throbs, and tears keep getting in my way. The wind outside beating against my windows and the deep darkness, the darkest moment before the sunrise, is symbolic of my grief this morning as I write. I prayed, “Lord, I can’t write these words today…I’ve got to be upbeat… Read More ihope
Her cute blonde hairstyle caught my eye. I’m a sucker for short hair cuts. Hers got my attention along with her sweet smile. Every time her family filed into the front doors of our church, something drew me to her. But time did not afford a conversation. Not yet. Weeks passed. Time and time again… Read More All because of her hair….
“Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God, trust also in me. In my Father’s house are many rooms; if it were not so, I would not have told you. I am going there to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come… Read More Beyond Hope…Assured