This post is dedicated - first and foremost - to Jesus, Who is the love of my life. It's also dedicated to another man I loved, who showed me a lot about the way Jesus loves. At its core, it's the story of a wait no one ever wanted, though it's also a little bit… Continue reading In Love We Sat, Waiting
Hope in The Messy Middle How do we keep hoping when the hard and messy of life seems like it's gonna stick around forever and we're left struggling to believe, or even breathe? How do we keep a faith that knows God's gonna come through for us when He's sovereign over all, after all. For… Continue reading When Life Seems to Overtake (and overwhelm and bowl you over and take you under) Your Faith
Much of December, up to Christmas Day, is referred to as the season of Advent, which means "coming." For many Christians, these weeks offer an opportunity of preparation as we await the coming of The Greatest Gift - Jesus - AND the fact He IS coming again, just like He did that first Christmas night.… Continue reading Sustained in the Wait
Oh Father, I believe, but help my unbelief... How do I hope against all hope? Wait for the healing that hasn’t come yet? Long for the repair of what is broken while still staring at the pieces of what's left? What happens during the now and what’s next... When the faith I depend on can’t… Continue reading Scattered Prayer on a Worn Out Path…
Wait. Easy word to say. Hard word to obey. There’s a lot of waiting required in our stories, though. Am I right? We wait all the time. We wait on His time. We wait when we want to work… to run… to change something or someone. Or, we go ahead on our own because the… Continue reading Wait.