“O Lord, I pray, deliver my soul!” by Kendra

“O Lord, I pray, deliver my soul!” Oh! What an emotional roller coaster.  Two weeks ago, I thought we might be looking for a new job for my husband, but now, we are planning to stay. A dear friend of mine challenged me to focus on the truth of Jesus and not my situation. When […]

Compromise by Amy

What is it that’s really important?   I know that I say God is my most important priority, as Lord of my life; but am I really reflecting that? How I spend my time doesn’t reflect that.  The thoughts that run through my head don’t reflect that.  My actions and accusations while I’m driving certainly […]

Haircut Turned Therapy Session by Amy

Once upon a time yesterday, Amy wanted to get a haircut: nothing dramatic, just past time for a trim. She searched around on the internet, hoping to find a new “regular” place to go to often and get to know the people there. A salon was selected, an appointment was made, and she drove off […]

Remembering by Kendra

It is amazing how emotions can spring out of control.  Recently, I learn that an acquaintance experienced a miscarriage. Before I even realized it, I was dreaming, thinking about our children: the emotions, the disappointments, the pain.  I have to remind myself to be thankful for the short time with us and the lessons I […]

Getting Settled in the Promised Land by Amy

Your grace is enough. Your grace is enough. Your grace is enough for me. We sang this song at my church not long after I (Amy) had moved into my new apartment…in my new city…with my new job…surrounded by my new community… and I wondered if these lyrics were actually true.   I knew them […]

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