Lights can make the darkest night beautiful. They can be one color or many, twinkle or stare down the dark. They wrap around trees and homes and bring cheer to our hearts even those grieving. Some Christmas light displays don’t represent a holy night, but there’s something special that shining lights do. It’s more than… Read More You Are A Shining Light in A Dark World
Do you know that feeling of a restless heart? Sometimes we experience it even though life isn’t too bad. Things are good, but we just can’t shake the feeling that something is missing or needs to be fixed. We’ve lost our joy. We’re not happy. The things that used to be fulfilling are not.… Read More Let God Settle Your Restless Heart
We Need to Belong God gave us the desire to belong to something or someone or a plural of someones. He’s a God of relationship, and we were made in His image. Even at fifty-two there is a little girl in me who wants to belong. I’m also acutely aware of others who want to… Read More You Belong: Three Ways to Find Your Tribe
I’ll never forget the day we sold our mini-van. It was the weirdest thing. I couldn’t wait to get rid of it, the mom-van decorated with college bumper stickers. But when the day finally came, I felt a deep sadness creep into my soul. Selling it closed the end of an era of our family.… Read More Identity in Christ
He was my favorite toy at the time. His name was Andy. Raggedy Andy to be exact. My mom made him and Raggedy Ann the theme of my bedroom. I had a toy chest with their pictures on the front, and she decoupaged fabric cut outs onto my window shades. My room was… Read More Made Complete, Yes Please!