You Are Not Your Pain

This week, I want to share one simple truth with you. You are so much more. Not in the self-help, blah-blah, yikkety-yak way, but you are more than your dreams, your expectations, your singleness, your marriage, your motherhood, your limitations, your pain, etc. . . You are a child of God. Favored not forgotten. Upheld…

The Surprising Habit of Pain

Pain has a surprising habit of crushing our hearts gloriously nearer to God Himself. And it is God who can take the impossible–especially the impossible!–and transform it into beauty while pressing His love and goodness deep into our chasm of heartache. But we turn to despair so fast. Surely pain is here because we are…

Learning to Sing

It was just a regular morning. I woke up, heard the coffee grinding, took a hot shower, got dressed, slapped on some makeup, examined the snapdragons I can’t get enough of, and made my way to work. But as I was walking to the truck, a picture of myself and God popped into my head….

Broken Records of Grace

It’s amazing what happens when you live your own life. It’s so wonderful  when you ignore social media. You don’t get bombarded by all these products that your friends apparently love & claim changed their life. It’s refreshing to take a walk whenever the sun is out and annoying when my old phone camera won’t…