So This Is What Faithfulness Feels Like

A few weeks ago, I was discouraged. I found myself thinking, “So this is what faithfulness feels like.”  I didn’t like the feeling. But a couple days later, I had another thought. . . a better thought. . . a healing thought– “So this is what Faithfulness looks like.” The Faithfulness here refers to God….

When Growing Pains Overwhelm Your Soul–

You’re right in the middle of it. You’re experiencing more growing pains in your soul. And 2019 is turning out to be overwhelming. Again. Like it was last year. Only just recently you felt like you were making a lot of heart progress and it seemed like maybe you were turning a hundred corners and…

The Chronic Thriver’s Guide to Ambitious Living

One of the most profound things my massage therapist ever said to me went something like this: “Do you want to heal?” That’s a legitimate question. Did I want to heal? Did I believe healing to be possible? And here’s the thing– Chronic pain can easily feel like it’s an integral part of who you…

I Am Not a Robot

I am not a robot. My heart isn’t programmed, it’s pursued. My eyes aren’t blind, but they fully hope for the unseen. I am not a robot. My hands aren’t held shut, they can spread wide for blessing. My feet can walk which way they choose, and I choose this. I choose Him. I am…