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

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10 Books for the 2017 Graduate

If you’ve hung around the blog long enough, you know I love books. Since graduation time is upon us, I’m sharing some great reads for the high school or college senior. Whether you are looking for a meaningful gift for the graduate in your life, or are looking to beef up your summer reading, look no further than this post.

For the High School Graduate

University of Destruction

Books for the graduate: University of Destruction

This books is like a spiritual B vitamin shot for the graduating senior. I read it my senior year and loved it. David Wheaton does a great job of addressing

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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

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How to Help Loved Ones Walking Through Infertility

Like any trial, infertility is cruel and confusing. There is pain, heartache, disappointment, inconvenience, and often a high price tag along the way.

If you have a family member or friend who is walking through infertility, it can be hard to know what to say or do, especially if you’ve never walked through it yourself.

Our Infertility Story

As someone who has been walking this infertility journey for three years, I’ve had people greatly encourage me, and I’ve also had people wound me. To help others

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