5 Lies That Will Destroy You

My life changed once I realized that everyone is dealing with chronic pain in some capacity. The chronic pain others face may not be physical, but it could be mental, emotional, spiritual, and so on. We are all chronically dealing with pain. What a strangely welcoming thought! I soon realized I could transcribe my pain…

You Are Not Forgotten

I know you, because I am just like you. And I don’t care how different your life looks from mine or the diversity of our valleys. You are me. And I am you. In so many ways. These words are for you. It’s like the darkest place you’ve ever been, right? Like you could suffocate…

Altars and Ashes

She was wrapped in herself. It was comfortable and easy. It made sense and felt complacent, but then God called her to the desert. “Of course, I’ll go!”, her enthusiasm burst out still bound tight with expectation. So she went walking forward with no idea at all. Deserts are big and wide and dry, and she…

She Was Mad at God

She knew the right words, of course. She had drowned in grace upon grace and known the joy of a surrendered heart. She was seeking God with her whole life And yet there were days in which she found herself lost in a desert place. Her world cracked around her, and lakes of grace became…