When Words Come Slowly

Words have come slowly to me the past two weeks or so. Every time I open my journal or launch Evernote, the words wind around my mind and fingers, then disappear into the wind like vapor. Spiritual attacks, my own negative attitude, and plain old fear, resentment, and insecurity have all worked against me and my words. At the same time, I’ve sensed the Lord refining the direction my writing is taking and I’ve struggled to readjust my bags, reset my GPS, and take a breath.

Words. Where ...  read more

The Lord, He is Faithful

“You know with all your heart and soul that not one of all the good promises the Lord your God gave you has failed. Every promise has been fulfilled; not one has failed.” Joshua 23:14

In early 2016, I was going through another ebb of emotions, fears and doubts. As I sometimes do when I’m distracted and worried, I got out some of my old journals and started reading through them.

I’ve journaled consistently since I was 14, so I have nearly 13 years’ worth of memories, prayers, quirky ...  read more

The Battle Belongs to the Lord

Does it ever feel like it’s all up to you?

That the burden of getting your body to cooperate is all on you? It feels like you are the only one that can fight this lonely, awkward battle of infertility.  A battle for your body. A battle for victory. A battle over your emotions. A battle to keep conflict and tension at a minimum. Conflict and tension can quickly mount in your heart, in your marriage, and in your other relationships over this journey if you don’t set a boundary for it. A ...  read more

Lessons from Proverbs

I was going through my drafts on WordPress and came across this post. I wrote it in the summer initially, and debated about posting it, and never did. But as we close out 2016, I do want to share my thoughts on what has transpired in our country over the last 366 days, specifically this summer. I’d love to hear your thoughts as well, so feel free to leave them in the comments below.

I’ve struggled with what to say on the events that have transpired during the summer in our country. ...  read more