Don’t worry! He’ll come when you least expect it.

Really?

If we’ve heard it once, we’ve heard it a hundred times. And even as annoying and cliché as we know that it is, by the very pounding of it’s frequency we can even begin to listen to it. Of this, I must caution you. Continue reading “Don’t worry! He’ll come when you least expect it.”

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Ever feel like a Leah?

If you’re asking, “who’s Leah?” I’m here for you girl. You’ve probably at least heard of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob from the Old Testament of the Bible. (If not, Genesis would be a great book to read. Tons of history and grass roots of our faith in that one book! It’s a whopping 50 chapters but well worth the read.) Continue reading “Ever feel like a Leah?”

For all you girls headed back to school

GirlBack2School_schoolThe pale grey cinder block walls and glossy white floors that reflect harsh fluorescent lighting may very well become the framework for all this year will contain. Like coloring the edges of a coloring book before shading in the rest, our best hope is that we won’t color outside the lines. Because even in the age of messy-hair-don’t-care, no one really wants messy.  Continue reading “For all you girls headed back to school”

Set Apart or Set Aside?

As I am reading Lysa TerKeurst’s book “Uninvited” I came across a statement that is so resounding in me, I had to jot some thoughts down before I kept reading.

“There is something wonderfully sacred that happens when a girl chooses to realize that being set aside is actually God’s call for her to be set apart.”

I’m only reading this book because I was having one of those super-down and utterly low moments that evolved into days. To be honest, in times like this, it is hard to know what to pray. Worship seems insincere. I felt completely unconnected at church. This was a heart issue and I needed time to process. Continue reading “Set Apart or Set Aside?”