“Come on, God. Give me a clue!”

“Come on, God. Give me a clue!”

What’s your gut reaction to this quote:  Faith is knowing God has a plan even if you don’t know the plan.   Personally, I really, really love it NOW, but in all honesty, it made me a bit angry at first.Like I wanted to scream, “Come on, God. Give me a clue—anything to...
Life is Hard AND God is Incredible

Life is Hard AND God is Incredible

Perhaps you’re like me and have had moments of wondering where God is in the most difficult parts of life. You want to believe that God is with you, personally, no matter what you’re going through. But life can be a doozy—leaving you depleted and overwhelmed. At the...
I Did NOT See It Coming

I Did NOT See It Coming

I really, really wasn’t worried about this doctor’s appointment. It was simply a “let’s check in and just make sure we’re still on track” type of meeting. After all the pleasantries and quick questions, I was almost out the door when my doctor wanted to confirm just...
What I Do To Encourage My Faith

What I Do To Encourage My Faith

Years ago, I worked at a Christian school with a principal who would sometimes end her prayer with this beautiful sentence:  “May you be surprised by splashes of God’s presence this week.”  I love, love, LOVE that! Recently I had an amazing conversation with a friend...
Anxiety, a Purple Folder, and Joy

Anxiety, a Purple Folder, and Joy

The conversation went like this:  Would you share your story about journeying through cancer? And would you share how you were able to find joy in the middle of your story? And how you’ve been able to find joy on this side of your story? <gulp> That’s a TALL...