Anticipating Life in the Midst of Pain

I love that God gives us seasons both outdoors and in our souls. And He always seems to be making something new. We see it in the surprising wildflowers blooming late, in the October days sometimes rainy and sometimes summer….in our own hearts learning to breathe and sing again. All these seasons are so beautiful….

Let This Season BE & BE in This Season

I dreaded last fall. Absolutely dreaded it. The spiritual warfare happening in my heart and soul was so intense. I was a mixture of anger, grief, and nearness to God. It was September 21st before I was done wrestling with the idea of fall. I was ready with arms (tentatively) open wide for the change…

The Song of Your Soul

For a minute or two, while you are praying through your emotions, it just feels like a cruel game. In your mind, there isn’t any logical explanation for it. Your heart can only see what’s easy to see and what’s easy to see always, always falls short of God’s intricate purpose and plan for you. You ask…

You’re Standing in Life

Are you ready for a crazy thought that darted through my evening last week? It took half a second to think, and the better part of two hours to explain. I’m still not sure it’s ready to share, but here goes anyway. You ready? Maybe this is actually life. Not a season, or a stage, or a waiting game, or a not yet, or…