Tag Archives: God

Friends with God

  I am often asked about prayer and how we know that God is speaking to us. It’s always funny to me how little we trust those moments when we hear God’s voice or see a sign that He sends. … Continue reading

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Where is God when…?

Life happens so quickly. Small decisions lead to other small decisions, and before you know it, you are far along a path that you didn’t know you started. Sometimes this is a great thing, sometimes it is a path to … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes 3

A time to laugh, a time to cry, A time to plant, a time to reap Every season has its own particular beauty. Spring is one of my favorites, with all the promise held in each budding leaf and blooming … Continue reading

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Blessing or curse?

  I have a friend who asked God to help her with her relationship. If this was the right one, then let it flourish, and if it wasn’t, let it die. The next week, her boyfriend broke up with her. … Continue reading

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Pray for Las Vegas

Another shooting. Another senseless round of killings. What are we supposed to do with this? We can change laws, but that won’t ever be enough. We need to change hearts. We need to change the culture. We need to be … Continue reading

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Holding on

I started Faith Circle with 5 teenagers. I wanted to help them grow in faith, give them a place to ask the hard questions, and have them taken seriously. So, I started. And, in order to keep it in my … Continue reading

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Dare to Dream

  I found this the other day on Instagram, and had to share it with you. Thank you @honestwomanhood for an incredible reflection. Enjoy! Disturb us, Lord, when we are too well pleased with ourselves, when our dreams have come … Continue reading

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After the storm

Now that our own, personal evacuee from Hurricane Harvey has returned to Houston safely, I can reflect a little on the events of the last week. Living in central Texas, we know many people who have either been directly affected … Continue reading

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True Freedom

I know a woman who had a horrible family secret for years. Every time the accusations would fly, and every time they were put down, it was one more knock on the door to the truth. This sword hung above … Continue reading

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Finding Beauty

It’s funny how we naturally focus on the negative. When we are given feedback from a group of people, we brush past the nine positive statements and focus on the one negative. Every time. Now, that’s great if it’s a … Continue reading

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