authenticity, comparison, discernment, eternal things, God's word, idols, infertility, self-absorption, transformation by truth, trusting God, Uncategorized

Where does my hope come from?

Jack turned one a few Sundays ago.  My heart was full with thanks, memories, relief that that first month was not to be relived:).  What a beautiful, fun-loving, joyful, strong, funny, determined little one we are blessed with.  In the time of postpartum depression, I could never have imagined the beauty of his life and… Continue reading Where does my hope come from?

authenticity, God's sovereignty and goodness, God's word, humility, idols, infertility, poverty and hunger, trusting God

A four letter word…

      Need...that's right.  I said it.  Need is a word we do not like to say.  I mean need in the true sense.  "I need to go to the grocery store," or "I need a pedicure."  This is not the use of the word I am referring.  I am referring to the necessity of a… Continue reading A four letter word…

discernment, eternal things, idols, random thoughts, the gospel, transformation by truth, ungodliness

Simply telling…

I subscribe to Real Simple magazine. Each month, I love getting the sleek magazine in the mail with beautiful colors and genius uses for everyday things. Filled with tips for one's life including clothing, household tips, life articles, recipes which I never use, and decorating. I would say it is the agreed upon choice of… Continue reading Simply telling…

advent, discipleship, eternal things, idols, self-absorption, sin, spiritual growth, suffering in joy, transformation by truth, trusting God

swirling thoughts

My prayer for today--also the words to a song: 'Spirit, now living and dwelling within me, keep my eyes fixed ever on Jesus face. Let not the things of this world ever sway me. I'll run 'til I finish the race...'       These words encapsulate a theme swirling through my head and heart.  The… Continue reading swirling thoughts