Tag Archives: Jesus

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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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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Carry your cross or lay it down?

What does it mean to accept things with grace? When we are given a cross to bear, do we just carry it no matter what? We are told in numerous ways to carry what God gives us. And, while that … Continue reading

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Just a touch

I have always loved the story of the woman who fights through the crowd only to touch the hem of Jesus’ cloak. She doesn’t even try to actually see Him or talk to Him. There’s no way He would ever … Continue reading

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The greatest of these is love

We make things so difficult sometimes. We have stacks of law books dictating what we can and cannot do in our society. We have libraries of books telling us how to live lives of faith. Even in Jesus’ time, people … 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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Who is God’s favorite?

  As one of four children, I remember incessantly asking my mother which one of us was her favorite. None of us were satisfied with her answer of loving each of us the best, and loving each of us differently. … 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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